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posted on Apr, 19 2013 @ 03:32 AM
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I've just read a book called Rights of Man by Thomas Paine & with all the conspiracy's flying around about an evil dictator trying to take our rights from us it only seemed fit I share it with you guys. It makes some very valid points, takes on multiple unique perspectives, and is a pretty good read. I advise anyone who loves reading to read this book!

Rights of Man by Thomas Paine.
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posted on Apr, 19 2013 @ 04:04 AM
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Ahh the french revolution, great book and very re-readable

Also you might like to read Why Government Doesn't Work by Harry Browne.


What separates government from the rest of society isn’t its size, its
disregard for profit, its foresight, or its scope.
The distinctive feature of government is coercion — the use of force and the
threat of force to win obedience. This is how government differs from every
other agency in society. The others persuade; government compels.
When someone demands that government help flood victims, he is saying he
wants to force people to pay for flood relief. Otherwise, he’d be happy to have
the Red Cross and its supporters handle everything.
When someone wants government to limit the price of a product, he is
asking to use force to prevent people from paying more for something they want.
Otherwise, he would simply urge people not to patronize those he thinks are
charging too much.
When Congress passes a bill mandating “family leave,” it forces every
company to provide time off for family problems — even if its employees want
the employer to use payroll money for some other benefit. Otherwise, employers
and employees would be free to decide what works best in each situation.
Nothing involving government is voluntary — as it would be when a private
company does something. One way or another, there is compulsion in every
government activity:

· The government forces someone to pay for something;
· The government forces someone to do something; or
· The government forcibly prevents someone from doing something.

There is no other reason to involve government.

And by “force” I mean the real thing — the kind that hurts people.


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posted on Apr, 19 2013 @ 04:25 AM
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Thanks for the tip.
I love a good read I'll look for it
Have you're first flag
Cody
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posted on Apr, 19 2013 @ 04:53 AM
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Ill have to order it !! Sounds intriguing & thanks Cody



posted on Apr, 20 2013 @ 02:19 AM
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Sweet, a twofer thread! Now I got two good books to search & consume
Looks like that second book might be a decent companion piece for me to read after the Paine book. It's always good to have a better argument other than "stupid lying government not fair! make me angry!" when trying to convince others we need better changes in the right direction.



posted on Apr, 20 2013 @ 03:11 AM
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Originally posted by Germann
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Ill have to order it !! Sounds intriguing & thanks Cody


Welcome
In all the hoo ha yesterday I edited the wrong post

Too many windows open


It was a daughter of smoke and bone.

Sorry about that
If you want some good books give me shout or u2u me with your taste and I'll see what I've got that I really enjoyed.

Cody



posted on Apr, 20 2013 @ 05:16 AM
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Just thought you might want to go to The reading circle thread

I have a feeling some interesting books will appear

Just a heads up for you

Cody
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posted on Apr, 24 2013 @ 11:54 AM
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Thanks again, Ill have to check it out.





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