Thomas Hobbes Flaws

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The three flaws within Thomas Hobbes' theory are that Hobbes’ ideas challenges its own arguments about peace and the State of Nature, the theory fails to acknowledge the people who do not wish to accept the Social Contract, and the Social Contract fails to consider not only the virtue of the citizens, but the Sovereign as well. Hobbes’ Ideas challenges its own arguments about peace and the State of Human Nature. In the pre-Hobbesian version of society, nature and the city were corrupted poor versions of the Garden of Eden. Since there laws or governing power didn’t exist yet, there is no morality or sin because humans act according to the only laws that exists naturally, which are self-preservation and the need to or desire to seek peace.
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