Reflections on the Revolution in France and Rights of Man
Reflections on the Revolution in France and Rights of Man4,6 5 5 Forfatter: Wendy McElroy, George H. Smith Oplæser: Craig Deitschmann, Travis Hardison, Don Jones, Robert Wynne, a supporting cast, Jonathan Lutz
In Rights of Man, Thomas Paine argues that the French Revolution was based on the same principles as the American Revolution: natural rights, an implied “social contract,” and the right of revolution against oppressive governments. Paine, unlike Burke, sees government as the primary threat to social order. He has little regard for traditional institutions, if those institutions are oppressive and unjust.
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