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politics notes - ThomasHobbesLeviathan 21:50 HUMANNATURE

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Thomas Hobbes- Leviathan 21:50 HUMAN NATURE Insatiable desires/driven by need for security STATE OF NATURE   thought experiment Where humans exist before govt/humans have the right to do  whatever  they  deem necessary NATURAL LAW Only constraint is physical/mental power to get what you want o Seek peace, seek out others who seek peace for safety, agree to give up  rights for protection NATURAL RIGHT LEGAL POSITIVISM **SOCIAL CONTRACT citizens give up rights to the sovereng who will then protect them by enforcing  the laws and ensuring safety of citizens insatiable desire, competition among humans, foresight *JUSTICE an artificial notion defined by the laws **Liberty of an individual lies in silence of the law**, that which sovereign has not  forbidden the individual is permitted to do.
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JOHN LOCKE 21:50 1632-1704 against catholic monarchy o constitutional whig ****SAVE SOUL FIRST, THEN WORRY ABOUT PUBLIC/CIVIL PEACE**** religious intolerance is nothing more than a power grab o intolerant people only want dominion over people need clear separation btwn church and state o neither gets to rule over other, they are separate and equal hobbes said state takes presidence in matter btwn church and state o state protects property by enforcing civil laws
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