Thomas Hobbes

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Laws and Leaders in society, are they really necessary? In his book Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes adresses these questions, along with many others. The answers, in Thomas Hobbes's opinion, say that in fact, yes, a dictator or dictators are needed. He says that man, in his natural state will be worried with only himself, and will be very competitive with other men. This point only further proves that a dictator is vital to keep society from becoming a state of nature, and thusly, a state of perpetual war. To help the dictator quell the possibility of a perpetual state of war people must enter a covenant. To enter into a covenant the people must g

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