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Two philosophers John Locke and Jean Jacque Rousseau had varying opinions on the natural state of man Locke mentioned that Since every man is equal and since most man do not concern themselves with equality and justice the enjoyment of rights in the state of nature is unsafe and insecure This implies that man is naturally jealous of others and therefore acts in an evil manner INTRO When a person is born he is completely innocent vulnerable and unable to make judgments for himself His thoughts and actions are provoked and influenced by his conscience and his surroundings other humans Conscience is the ability to differentiate between good and bad Without one man would be completely evil for there would be no order or reason to his actions There would be no difference between good and bad A persons conscience is one of the few things that makes him good however other humans do not have a similar impact on him Humans tend to compare themselves to how they believe they are supposed to be rather than what they really are As humans men are bound to have faults it is a part of human nature Firstly man has a natural tendency to envy others who he feels are greater than him Although we are all equal by law every person is unique and does not have the same traits as everybody else As members of societies humans have a natural tendency to be jealous of those around them For example if one person had a better lifestyle than another because of their rank in a society it is normal for the less fortunate man to be jealous This is similar to the need to have power Humans have a very competitive nature and it is natural for them to have an urge to have more authority over another person It gives the satisfaction of being powerful and dominant rather than
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