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Unformatted text preview: governed society. For Louis XIVs monarch, there was a financer that would collect all the public money and the judges enforced the law to maintain security among men which was a similarity with Locke. There was a government that was set to protect the peoples rights. People had the right to dissolve this government if it started working only in the best interest of the government. Locke said the government had no power of its own and was only there to serve the people. Louis XIV believed it was much easier to obey one person rather than for someone to command themselves because it would be hard to want only what they should if they are able to do anything they want. Even though he believed in an absolute monarch and that there should only be one person ruling everyone, he believed it was all for the state and the good of the people....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 4B taught by Professor Sonnino during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08
- John Locke