Ideas Which Change The World: Individual Rights

If you believe in individual rights, this story is for you!

Wars usually make the news, and war movies dominate cinema. That’s because they are “exciting.” Bullets zipping across the battlefield and soldiers storming the beaches of Normandy inspire thrilling musical scores. But ideas, unlike war, are born of contemplation, mature through discussion, and ultimately make lasting change.

On this day, August 29, 1632, one of the philosophers of the Glorious Revolution, was born. Who was he? How did he inspire the Founding Fathers? How do his ideas influence us today?

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