"The idea of hereditary legislators is as inconsistent as that of hereditary judges, or hereditary juries; and as absurd as an hereditary mathematician, or an hereditary wise man; and as ridiculous as an hereditary poet-laureat."

Thomas Paine

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Thomas Paine

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Thomas Paine was an English-born American philosopher and revolutionary. He encouraged the independance of the Unites States from Britain and the French revolution in 1789.

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