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Locke Chapter 19 - distinguishing between completely dissolving the political society and changing the way in which society is governed - can’t be dissolved because you happen to disagree with the government you can’t dissolve this bond - nationalism, cultural ties, lots of reasons why society shouldn’t be dissolved - foreign force is the only way in which this could happen - French revolution – a lot closer to dissolution of society, American revolution – more about government - Gives a few scenarios in which governments can be dissolved from within, p. 114 - P. 109 alters reason that they were put there which was to determine policy and protect people - Rigging an election can also do this, all these ideas where the legislature is altered - Executive power meddling with the legislature is worrying - What is the role this executive should play? - P. 111, paragraph 3, executive acts contrary to the wish of the people
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Unformatted text preview: -P. 110, one more way in which a gov. can dissolve, executive abandons law, therefore no one is going to follow the law and gov. ceases-Need force behind the laws when they are being implemented, executive perhaps just incompetent-P.110 paragraph 120, when gov. is dissolved, people can elect a new legislature as they shall find it most for their good-Society can never loses its right to preserve itself (Hobbes same thing but for individuals)-People general ill treated will be ready on any occasion to ease themselves from this, naturally going to rebel, but locke has given standards to evaluate as to whether or not they should-Secondly I answer, such revolutions happen.remedy farther off and more difficult-Rebellion gives people a way out, but subjective (Hobbes, revolution not ok)...
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