Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Reviews by M Blum

The Age of Reason

by Thomas Paine

This is a brilliant, cogent masterpiece; a fitting opus to well-round the life work of one of history’s intellectual giants. By employing a prose that is both lucid and surprisingly vernacular, the ideas presented should be accessible to most of today’s readers. Thomas Paine exposes and discusses critical discrepancies, contradictions, and patent irrationalities contained within the core precepts of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religious systems. Therefore, I presume that for the religiously inclined -- and as evidenced by one review below -- Paine’s work may represent a considerable philosophical threat. Mark Twain wrote, “It took a brave man before the Civil War to confess he had read The Age of Reason. [...] I read it first when I was a cub pilot, read it with fear and hesitation, but marveling at its fearlessness and wonderful power.”

Reviewed on 2011.06.09

more reviews ->

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Alan Joshua
As a clinical psychologist and parapsychologist, Alan Joshua is fascinated with the human mind and everything that makes it tick. He combined his extensive knowledge with his passion for sci-fi in his action-packed debut fiction novel, The SHIVA Syndrome, which has received rave reviews and has already been nominated for several awards. As our author of the day, we chat with Joshua about the inspiration behind his book, the immense amount of research that went into it and whether or not the human mind is still evolving.
Read full interview...

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy