To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine

Friday, October 14th 2016 at 7:00 pm
Center for Inquiry–Transnational, 1310 Sweet Home Road, Amherst, NY 14228

Thomas Paine "... ignited the American Revolution, defined the French Revolution, and championed the Age of Reason ... His ideas about democracy, equality, slavery, the Bible, pensions, health-care, education, and morality would have created a very different America had the other founding fathers listened ... "

Thomas Paine film with Ian Ruskin

Join us for this 74 minute film where the author and actor Ian Ruskin will take you on Paine's journey and all the extraordinary events along the way.

CFI–Los Angeles Executive Director Jim Underdown says of the performance, "Ian brings Paine to life as a flesh-and-blood person – imperfect, funny, driven – who holds our interest during the entire performance. I heartily recommend this presentation to any audience. They will be entertained and enlightened about a key figure in human history."

For those interested, the movie will be followed by an opportunity to discuss the current political environment.

The event is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $3.

Questions? Contact John Barrett at