Thomas Paine was born into a poor family in England, with a Quaker father and an Anglican mother. He went to school until he was 13, leaving to help his father with work. He befriended Benjamin Franklin in London, and came to the colonies with him in 1774, right around the time of the revolution….
Many ask, “What was the Age of Reason?” And this was something that I found my self pondering as well. Before researching this topic, I had never heard of the Age of Reason. Interestingly, it was written in Europe, by Thomas Paine around the eighteenth century (1685-1815). This was a time of enlightenment, where philosophy,…