Hobbes Vs Rousseau Analysis

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Unlike Rousseau, Hobbes states that if any two men desire the same thing, which only one can have, they turn against each other. This means that people need a common power or need a government to keep them in check. If people fight with each other, the only thing that can stop them is the government or another source of power. To add on, he also mentions that distrust causes people to live in fear and insecurity. As conveyed in his writing, if anyone doubts humans aren’t at war with each other or live in dread and concern, people should check if they do anything of things listed. Hobbes strengthens his argument by adding, “...when taking a journey, he arms himself and travels with companions; when sleeping, he locks his doors; when in his