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Leviathan Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Chapter 30 Summary

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Part 2 Chapter 30 Summary and Analysis

Hobbes writes about the responsibility of the sovereign. His first priority is to ensure the safety of the people. He is to write and, most importantly, teach good laws. If he does not instruct the people of his laws, then they are useless and the people are in danger of being unjustly arrested. Subjects should be taught that they are not supposed to go against the government, should not be swayed by the infectious ideas of popular men, should not go against the sovereign and his ideas in any way, and should make sure they have days set apart to learn their duties as citizen of the nation. Subjects are also supposed to honor their parents, because this is the foundation for honoring the sovereign. In addition to honoring their parents, they should respect their neighbors and treat them as they would want...

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