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Government is justifiable in limiting the rights of the people it governs for the welfare of the group and even themselves the people If people has use of their absolute rights meaning they were allowed to do anything because they have the right to do anything they choose rights of other people would be infringed on Chaos would be the order without government People gave the government the power to do this by creating a social contract an agreement to be governed by a government which in turn will protect the rights of the individuals who created it In order to protect the natural rights of the people there must be a limit on what people can do people have the right to do anything they want Even first amendment rights can be taken away if it is necessary Without the existence of government man would exist in a state of utter and constant chaos There would be no order if there was no agreement between a governing body and the people it is set up to govern Without government Social Darwinism or natural selection would take place and only the strongest and fittest would survive Without a social contract a person would be allowed to do whatever they desired to do For example crimes such as murder robbery and rape which in todays world are completely outlawed would be common if there was no written document or governing group that says these actions are illegal In modern society of course such actions would never be tolerated Laws are established which forbid such heinous crimes as murder sexual crimes and robbery In the absence of a social contract any action on the part of an individual may be justified Government which creates laws is the limits the rights of the individual taking away their use of absolute rights while making sure their natural rights are fully protected Narch 5 In order
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