A Discourse on Inequality

How does Jean-Jacques Rousseau use imagery in A Discourse on Inequality?

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Rousseau was among the first to introduce the ideal of the "noble savage" into human consciousness, seeing civilization as the cause of human downfall, slavery, and death. This image is unlike the theological image of the Fall, which begins with thoughtful developed men with a disposition to bring about their own destruction. Rather, primitive man is more like a beast, and in some ways superior.

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A Discourse on Inequality