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3rd midterm outline 01

3rd midterm outline 01 - ROUSSEAU the man who thought the...

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ROUSSEAU the man who thought the land was his and found people dumb enough to believe him created the first civil society. o at this point, was the cause of all wars, homicides and murders. o if someone only ripped up the land and said they it was for everyone o You are eternally lost if you do not remember that the fruits of earth are everyone’s property and that the land is no ones property Man believes he is better than others through the idea of technological innovation o superiority over other animals We are compassionate animals until we compare ourselves--when we discover pride Love of self-being is the sole motive of human actions. o Self-preservation o People learn how to live together based on their experience of self-interest Communities form out of individual interest and out of individuals seeking private advantage With the rise of the family came a new kind of society that was bonded by conjugal love and paternal affection o Sexes then began to adopt different ways of living Pleasure makes you weak Civilization creates needs and dependence as men are no longer happy with gaining possession of merely one thing—a dependence for more. Value became attached to public esteem, so the best dancers, or the strongest and best looking, etc became the most considered—the birth of inequality and a step towards vice. o Shared experience of fun becomes competitive=leads to inequality/vice Rousseau believes that we are initially happy with what we have, but as time goes on these initial pleasure become insatiable to us and happiness is no longer so simple attained.
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