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The Written Word

This week, as we discussed the effect of certain groups, people, and works of writing on the American Revolution, I began to think about how much effect the written word has on the mindset of a society. Words can inspire … Continue reading

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Taxation: Then and Now

As I was reading about the colonists’ anger with Parliament for passing demanding taxes, I began to see similarities between the colonists and Americans today. People from both groups were, and are, angry with their government and annoyed with the … Continue reading

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Free Speech – Source of Chaos or Order?

One interesting issue that I have been thinking about is the relationship between free speech and order in society. When Galileo wanted to publish his ideas about the universe that were contradictory to those of the Church, the Church forced … Continue reading

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