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Leviathan Liberty is the natural rights of all mankind It was even created even before our time Since we have so much freedom we are in jeopardy by one another due to the fact that we threaten ones will Competition aggression and warfare are always taken place for existence and self-preservation This is the worse of human nature We are always striving for peace and serenity and we do everything that it takes to achieve security for oneself We all want liberty but in reality there is barely any liberty here As for an example if a living aquatic animal was to reside all his life in water it is restrained within the contour boundaries that separates land from water However in order to live peacefully without fear we tend to give up our natural rights to attain our true liberty Hobbes defines liberty in a different sense He believes liberty minus all the things that you have to sacrifice in order to obtain true liberty In other words we have to surrender certain natural rights to achieve peace and harmony with oneself He believes each individual can be threatened by one another causing them to be in a state of war All subjects are willing to go any distance to preserve their own life Since there are limited resources each form could possibly desire the same object that will give him the power to continue his existence resulting warfare in obtaining those objects will be a characteristic of the natural state of man He believes warfare will be continual as long as seeking of power is continual which leads to constant fear In the state of nature there is always competition aggression and warfare therefore there is no peace harmony and equality Thus this force the individuals to form a social contract with the sovereign They are basically transferring their rights to the government to provide them with security and felicity However
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