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26. Thursday, January 14, 2010

26. Thursday, January 14, 2010 - PHL Thursday Rebellion vs...

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PHL Thursday, January 14, 2010 Rebellion vs. Revolt - causes of breach of original social contract - unlimited government - if the state takes on more power than protecting the state it has breached the contract - opens the door to legitimate revolt - transfer of power - power given to one state only over citizens - one state can not join with another state, or be taken over by that state (agree to be a province of a more powerful state) - in this case the citizens can revolt and people are back on their own - arbitrary favour - when the state has favours - when the state is monarchy, arbitrary favour is inevitable - taxation without representation - ex: district of columbia do not have representation, they have no congressmen/ senators - however, they are still taxed but cannot complain as they have no representation These actions return civil society to the state of nature - pre social condition - new contract - do not return to a state of nature/ anarchy - but form a new contract and have a new state
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