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Unformatted text preview: person. Locke agrees that people lose their natural rights when they join a society. Rousseau says that people are forced to follow the general will of society rather than their individual will. The general will of the society causes the state to try and achieve the goals that it was founded on. Locke says that absolute monarchy is the only government in the world and that there are differences between it and society. Rousseau says that political theorists give rulers all these powers such as to tax, judge, wage wars, etc....
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- Spring '08
- John Locke