Analysis Of Thomas Hobbes And Jean Jacques Rousseau

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It was instructed to compare and contrast two of the authors from BF190 discussed throughout this course to a media object provided by the professor. The authors I chose to focus on are Thomas Hobbes and Jean Jacques Rousseau. From the readings “Leviathan” by Thomas Hobbes (CITE) and “Discourse on the Origin of Inequality” by Jean Jacques Rousseau (CITE), both authors have similar but yet very different viewpoints on ideas they have made. The ideas I will be comparing and contrasting between these two philosophers are their different beliefs and understandings on the State of nature and the Social contract. The media objective I have chosen to focus the ideas on is Outsourcing a Refugee Crisis: U.S. Paid Mexico Millions to Target Central Americans Fleeing Violence. Throughout this essay, I will Exhibit my…show more content…
He believes that human nature is a very good things but at the same time it has been sorted by society. Rousseau felt that if we would behave more authentically we wouldn 't be living in such a corrupt world but he believes that culture and civilization has been the cause to the destruction of humanity, and that is why we are born fake. Rousseau 's thoughts about a man is solitary but not harmful to others. This being said, men are like animals, searching for ways or survive and satisfy themsevles. This is the reason why a man is not an enemy of a man, because there is a collaboration of surviving together; they depend on each other to struggle and overcome the natural conditions. For Rousseau, he points out that it is to be understood how much less different a man to man has to be in the State of nature and how much inequality must rise in humans through the inequality of social institutions(CITE 32). This part in Rousseau 's writing, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, shows his point of view on the rising inequality in the society between humans and social

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