Two hundred years ago on the very same day two boys were born. One was born into a prosperous family and educated for the clergy. The other was born in poverty and taught himself from borrowed books. One became the leader of a powerful nation. The other popularized a way of thinking which captured the minds of generations worldwide. One was a scientist, the other a lawyer. One published the book that made him famous at 50. The other ascended to lead his nation the following year. Both men instigated wars that changed the world – one a war of ideas, the other a war of bullets. Who are these two men?
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©William T. Pelletier, Ph.D.
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I will give thanks to Thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are Thy works, and my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:14)
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