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Unformatted text preview: Everybody can make an arrest but NOTeverybody can prosecute. Nobody is above the law 2. if the government asserts itself against the majority we do have the right to a revolution, but that will probably come to us in elections and shit like that. Locke does not give us enough credit. He states that we cannot prosecute ourselves, but the samurai did with excellent (all the time). He expects us to hold up our end of the bargain, which most people do. He is an idealist, but not an irrational idealist. They are relevant to todays society in that we still have the constitution, which we stole from Locke some ideas. The contracts that bind us are used every day. Man must keep his word....
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- Spring '08