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Doc Lecture - LECTURE JAN 22 2010 Collective behavior social tyranny despotism custom ideology John Mill why does he need to articulate what is to

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LECTURE, JAN. 22, 2010 Collective; behavior; social tyranny; despotism; custom; ideology John Mill: why does he need to articulate what is to us, absolutely self-evident? Notions of rights are changing; this has to be articulated before it becomes a fact. -What makes a society of acquisitive humans work?-liberalism produces a society that is known as a back to back society. Humans are self-interested. We’re not other-regarding. -What makes a society hold together? - Toleration of differences and commitment to pluralism. Pluralism also has to do with self-interest, because one tolerates the differences in order to hold oneself together. -under what condition ____ never He’s concerned to control liberty; both individual liberty and the conditions that foster it is being in assault. -social pressure; social clics; Mill is saying we’ve been concerned with political tyranny and despotism, what we have to be worries about is social tyranny, not political tyranny because it is of much more of a problem. -A public opinion that values different points, limits the amount of agreement. The threat to
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