Common sense about China. by Guy Wint

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Published by Gollancz in London .

Written in English

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SeriesCommon Sense Series -- no.2
The Physical Object
Pagination176p.,21cm
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21757308M

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Common sense is neither common nor sense. There's not a whole of sound judgment going on these days (though whether it is worse than in the past, I can't be sure), so it's not common.

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Within three months,copies are alleged to have been distributed throughout the colonies, which themselves totaled only four million free inhabitants, making it the best-selling work in 18th-century America.

Nevertheless, in JanuaryPaine published "Common Sense" and made himself a literary celebrity. The tract ran through dozens of editions and sold an unheard ofcopies. Explore Common Sense Quotes by authors including Albert Einstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Maya Angelou at BrainyQuote.

"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen." - Albert Einstein. ‎Society, according to Paine, is everything constructive and good that people join together to accomplish.

Government, on the other hand, is an institution whose sole purpose is to protect us from our own vices. Government has its origins in the evil of man and is therefore a necessary evil at best. /5(45).Read age-appropriate book reviews for kids and parents written by our experts.

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