Thomas Paine on “the vulgar and ignorant mob”

“They rise as an unavoidable consequence, out of the ill construction of all old governments in Europe, England included with the rest. It is by distortedly exalting some men, that others are distortedly debased, until the whole is out of nature.”….. Thomas Paine

Hat tip: This is from a Tax Justice Network Blog who, in turn, were inspired by Michael Law (from a letter in The Guardian)

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Shine on…!
Paul C Burr

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