Uncommon Sense


Most of us are familiar with the contradiction on the first page of Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" - that, he says, government is both evil and necessary.
Today's ZGBlog explores why such an intelligent man could make such a blunder, and suggests that he did not grasp the extent of the "evil" concerned - not by a mile. If you agree and enjoy Tom's Folly, pass round its URL.