Common Sense by Thomas Paine

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Common sense by Thomas Paine Paine says that there has never been a better time to fight for independence, as the colonies have never been more united and are full of soldiers who have fought in the recent French and Indian war. But Paine's most powerful argument against reconciliation deals with the toll this conflict is taking on the colonies. Moreover, this clever man then labels people of America “sufferers” and “grievously oppressed,” immediately assuring all common citizens that he was sympathetic toward their collective plight. Paine expresses his focus on ideas, not men, and thus establishes his relative intent to focus objectively. The world is your destiny. The community wanted a more fair and equal government. However, the king was not expressing equal freedom fairly. Unfortunately, the king wanted to make all the rules while the whole community had to abide by and follow them without conflict. However, the citizens wanted to make their own rules to follow, sensible and understandable rules. Further on Paine explains “the sun will never shine on a cause of greater worth?” I think that Paine is saying that it is such an issue that we should look to reform it in any way so that it is more fair to all citizens. The struggle of having a King or a Monarchy for the people at that time was difficult. The community wanted a more fair and equal government, while the king was not giving that to them. Let’s take for instance when Paine refers to the past writings of another author, Mr. Pelham “they will last my time.” The name of ancestors will be remembered for their great deeds by future generations with destinies of their own. The purpose of continental union, faith, and honor is humans should be peaceful and honor each other as life would have more and greater purpose. When Paine refers to his generation as the “seed, now is the time” he is telling his readers
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