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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 2)

Man living in what John Locke has described as “the State of Nature,” that is man living without earthly government has great freedom. He is amenable to God’s law. He, in certain relationships, is to be in subjection to others: … Continue reading

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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 1)

Man could live without earthly governments. It likely would be chaotic. John Locke has written, “Men living together according to reason, without a common superior on earth, with authority to judge between them is properly the State of Nature. But … Continue reading

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