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In Common Sense Thomas Paine used several arguments to convince his readers of the need to rebel against English rule He used this Pamphlet as a medium to present not only facts but shared points of view between the Patriot Colonists It is said that it is in our human nature to form governments in our previously formed societies and Paine explains why British rule is wrong for the future United States The British Constitution is contradictory There is something exceedingly ridiculous in the composition of monarchy it first excludes a man from the means of information yet empowers him to act in cases where the highest judgment is required From Paines Common Sense If this form of rule barely makes sense for the citizens of Britain itself how and why should it work for the colonies And furthermore why should the colonists settle for it They were ruled from afar This method of having a monarchy in charge of the government and especially one that was excluding the head from obligatory information should not and did not work to rule people thousands of miles away Another argument that Paine used to convince the colonists to rebel against British rule was explaining how ridiculous a monarchy in general is Who decides how to segregate the King from the Subjects Male and Female are the distinctions of nature good and bad the distinctions of heaven but how a race of men came into the world so exalted above the rest and distinguished like some new species is worth enquiring into and whether they are the means of happiness or of misery to mankind Section 2 Paragraph 2 The next few paragraphs of Common Sense explain how pride is the root of all evil and it is the pride of kings that causes wars both civil and foreign there were no kings the consequence of which was there were no wars it is the pride of kings
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