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  •  Absurd reasoning (1+ / 0-)
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    Throw The Bums Out

    How can the social contract be mythical when it is a documented philosophical concept developed by Enlightenment philosophers to explain the relationship between the people and government?

    One of those Enlightenment philosophers, John Locke, is a favorite reference of conservative Republicans to justify their belief in the link between liberty and property. FYI, he also justified the theory of the social contract.

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