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Unformatted text preview: was productive and not harmful or wasteful. This relates to John Lockes first rights to private property because of the sense of nature that John Locke uses in his explanation. John Locke believed that in order for someone to claim property, they would have to work the soil, the natural ground, for farming and producing food. Protestants belief that they had obligations to serve Gods will by transforming nature goes along hand in hand with Lockes belief that property is gained through physical work on the soil of the property, thus mixing ones sweat with the soil. English Protestants beliefs and John Lockes belief on private property almost go hand in hand where if the Protestant serve Gods needs by using nature positively, which most likely means to farm and grow produce, plants, and trees, then they are simultaneously following John Lockes theory and creating private property....
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