Give Me Freedom or Death!

Still : Thomas Paine, American-British political theorist and revolutionary

Still : Thomas Paine, American-British political theorist and revolutionary

“…Man is not the enemy of man but through the medium of a false system of government….”

Thomas Paine – American-British Political Theorist, Author and Revolutionary

In one of his most highly influential writing called “The Rights of Man” (1971), America’s founding father Thomas Paine, examines the French Revolution – which represent the demise of aristocracy that led to the flourish of individual liberty – as the most pivotal milestone in world history. While rebukes his friend, Edward Burke, who criticize the “excess” of french revolution, Tom Paine asserted firmly that people should be united to rise up  against  tyrannical system of government, such as French Monarchy, to defend people’s rights as free men. Rebellion is legitimate act against repressive reign who have corrupted the morality of the society and the freedom of the people.

by Dhana


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About Young Contrarian

I'm Dhana, a native indonesian who currently reside in holland. I always consider myself as a natural born 'rebel' and highly skeptical free-thinker. 9/11 attack is the most defining tribulation and turning point that had extremely affected and had completely altered my frame of mind. Nowadays after i re-shaped my thought and strengthened my stance, it leads up to a handful of highly critical propositions toward imperialistic and genocidal forces that has burned this world up! My other foremost indulgences and pleasures are cinema, politics, science and blues music! those are my biggest pleasure in life! i also have few secret that have been stifled for so long : learning baseball, making a good career as a film director, producer and independent entreprenuer, Plus.. studying spanish and french language! I wish i could have a mastery in those field someday ;) ~ Best Regard from Holland~

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