Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes

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Did Hobbes believe in big government or small governemtent? Explain. He believed in big government because all the power was in the hands of one person and they made the laws and rules much more strict.
What was his view on people? she believed that everyone was born cruel, selfish, and greedy.
What was his thoughts on government? He thought that only a powerful government could control the people, or an absolute monarchy.
What is the social contract? The social contract was that people gave up some of their freedoms to get protection.
What book did he write that outlined his thoughts and theories? The Leviathan.

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