Thomas Hobbes Rebellion

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The boys fail to effectively govern themselves based on Thomas Hobbes 's idea that an absolute leader should work in the best interests of the people. According to Hobbes’, an English philosopher during the 17th century, it is essential for a government to be comprised of a single sovereign power because people are innately evil and selfish (“Biographical Briefing”). He believed that in order to set up a successful absolute monarchy, it is necessary for the leader to make the appropriate decisions that are best for the people (“Biographical Briefing”; Lloyd). If the proper choices aren’t made and people rebel, Hobbes concluded that society would fall into destruction due to the disorder that naturally arises in the community (Lloyd). Because
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