Literary Essay

Submitted By leonise
Words: 353
Pages: 2

People always have different views on government. Some want change ideas and others want to keep the old ideas of government. There are always arguments about how a government should be rune and controlled. During the enlightenment in Europe, to men Thomas Hobbes and John Locke’s had different views on having a government should be. The views I agree with are john locks type of government. John lock had more positive views than Thomas Hobbes. He believed that people could learn from experience and improve. I agree with this because people learn from their mistakes every day. Locke believed people had the natural ability to govern their own affairs and to look after the wafer of society. I also thing people could take care of their own problems and could make the right decisions. According to Locke all people are born free and equal. I feel the same way about this view also. No one should be told what to do like a slave and everyone should be treated equally. He thought people of a government also had their natural rights: life, liberty, and property. I believe this statement because this is all proven true in today’s government. Locke even thought the purpose of the government was to protect those three rights. If a government fails to protect the rights, citizens have right to overthrow it. As citizens of the government, we should be able to vote on what we don’t want. His belief that governments power comes from the constant of the people…