Personal Communications>Personal Letter:  Jefferson , Thomas (June 24, 1826 ), Letter to Roger C. Weightman, Retrieved on 2011-03-05
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    05 MAR 2011

     The Light of Science Defines the Rights of Human Beings

    All eyes are opened, or opening to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born ,with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of god. These are grounds of hope for others.
    Folksonomies: enlightenment science
    Folksonomies: enlightenment science
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    Quote from Jefferson arguing that scientific thought was making people aware that we are all equal.