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Common sense is as important and lacking today as it has ever been. Christopher Scott, author of The Book On Common Sense and Common Sense by Thomas Paine Re-Written in Modern English explains the philosophy of common sense. Whether you want to understand the meaning of common sense, how to use it or why it's important this podcast is for you.

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It's a question that's difficult to answer, What Is Common Sense? After I started my podcast using the theme "Common Sense", some people were critical. Some said common sense is code for not doing enough research. Some... more

Here is a quick summary of Common Sense by Thomas Paine. If you've ever tried to read it you know that it was written in Old English, and it's nearly impossible to understand. Because of that, I'm be reading from the translated version re-written... more

From Common Sense by Thomas Paine, THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT STATE OF AMERICAN AFFAIRS What Thomas Paine thought about the state of American affairs 250 years ago when he wrote Common Sense, and what we... more

From Common Sense by Thomas Paine, OF MONARCHY AND HEREDITARY SUCCESSION Men were originally created equal, and that quality could only be destroyed by some subsequent circumstance. That some people are rich and... more

Thomas Paine begins Common Sense with a letter. It's a message to the American people. It's quite possibly one of the most profound letters ever written. How is it relevant today? Addresses the issue of division. Uses reason... more

Common Sense by Thomas Paine in a language you can understand. If you've ever tried to read it you know what I'm talking about. It was one of, if not the most influential books in American history. But it was written over 200 years ago and... more

On this episode of the Common Sense Podcast: Why is Common Sense by Thomas Paine still important today? It was written over 200 years ago to address the issue of independence from Britain. Why is it still important in American... more

On this episode of the Common Sense Podcast: ?Every society is a blessing, but government, even at its best, is nothing more than a necessary evil.? What Thomas Paine wrote in common Sense, attacking the issues to bring unity in a... more

On this episode of the Common Sense Podcast: Why was Common Sense important? Common Sense defined American history, but it also defined American principles. It not only defines those principles but thoroughly and rationally... more

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