Leviathan Topics for Discussion

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How would Hobbes view the meanings and various freedoms listed in U.S. Constitution?

Do you think we are giving enough to secure protection in the U.S.? Or are we sacrificing too much via federal, state, and local laws for too little protection?

In the current "War of Terror," Americans feel burdened by existing laws to protect us. Do you think Americans would rather be hassle free with less protection? Discuss this in terms of air travel.

Hobbes writes that the sovereign is the soul of the artificial man, or the leviathan, money is the blood, and the judges are the organs. Where do you think the common person is represented in the artificial man?

Why do you think Hobbes was so against the Greeks and the Politics of Aristotle? Why was it so bad for people to have the power to depose tyrannical leaders?

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