Thomas Paine Vs Whikers Analysis

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In the beginning, Paine brings up the lack of laws and civility in the colonies. Paine states, “The Continental Belt is too loosely buckled. And if something is not done in time, it will be too late to do anything, and we shall fall into a state, in which, reconciliation nor independence will be practicable.” He writes about the importance of declaring independence and not conceding to the British and attempting to reconcile. Paine continues by criticizing the Quakers. In responding to some Quaker leaders who wrote about the American Revolution, he tells them they should not get involved in politics. He goes on to praise the Quakers for their belief in peace. However, because Britain is attacking Americans, the colonists have no choice but
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