A according to hume our current government and rulers

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a. According to Hume, our current government and rulers claim that many yeard ago an earlier generation of citizens tacitly consented to a specific government, and governments today inherit that aurhority over us. Since we cant prove this, we just accept governmental authority, and believe that we need a government for our own good. 8. What is the "original position" for Rawls? What does Rawls's first rule of justice tell us? And, according to Rawls's second rule of justice, what is the main rule by which we regulate the unequal accumulation of wealth and power? a. On Rawls original position, we are neither at war with one another nor trying to start a government. According to Rawl, the first rule of justive tells us that each person is to have an equal right to the most extensive basic liberty compatible with similar liberty for others. According to the second rule of justice, the main rule by which we regulate the unequal accumulation of wealth and power is an economic system to everyones advantage.
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9. Explain the difference between occurrent and dispositional mental states. What is the difference between consenting to a social contract and being content with social reciprocity? a. An occurrent state is one that principally occurs during a short and fixed period of time. A dispositional mental state is a long term and persistent mindset within a persons mind. b. Consenting to a social contract involves a distinct mental act of consent that occurs at a distinct time, being content with social reciprocity does not.
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