Misjudged - James Chandler - A Short Summary and Review

The Social Contract - Jean-Jacques Rousseau - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of On the Social Contract:

Why we need a government.

My favorite Jean-Jacques Rosseau quote from the book:

"There will always be a great difference between subduing a multitude and ruling a society."



Questions to ponder while reading On the Social Contract:

Can the people be negatively influenced by misinformation?

Is our first law truly self-preservation?

My thoughts about On the Social Contract:

Important background philosophy about politics.

I am all about living together in peace.

I wish governments would live up to their philosophies.



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