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being defeated. The right of succession follows the rules of the right of possession A family is not a common-wealth because members of a common-wealth is out to save their own skin when shit goes down, whereas family must try to stick together CH21: Of the liberty of Subjects Liberty is the absence of opposition, ie external impediments of motion. Similar to free Fear and liberty can co-exist. One willingly do things out of fear. So can liberty and necessity. Man can be free to do something that he has every desire and will to do so. Liberty of subjects consists in liberty from covennants Because we have established that the soverign does no wrong and cannot be doing unjust things on subjects, liberty and the power of the soverign are not contradictory either The liberty which writers praise is that of the soverign, not individuals. This means the liberty to invade others or resist invasion. The liberty of a subject is to be derived from the end of the instittion of soverignty However subjects are not bound to hurt thsemlves or to participate in warfare. However no man has the right to defend another against the government because this destroys the essence of government as it destroys the idea of authority The greatest liberty for the subjects depends upon the silence of the law, or what the law does not prescribe Subjects are freed in from their obedience to the sovereign in cases when theya re captured, when the soverign absolves himself and his heirs, when they are banished, when the sovereign himself becomes a subject. CH22: Of systems subject, political, and private Absolute systems are those where people are subject to none but their representative. Whereas dependent ones are where even the representatives are subject to some other Political system are those made by authority of the soverign and private ones made in private In all political bodies there is a limit to he power of the representatives, limited by the sovereign When the representative is one man, then his actions when according to the laws and letters are those of everyone and those actions which are not are those of himself only. Similar for assembly, except they are viewed onely It is sometimes ok to protest against a subordiante political body, but never the sovereign power 284 list of different bodies CH23: Of the public ministers of soverign power
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  • Fall '08
  • Sovereignty, representative, Monarchy

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