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The Power of “No”

July 10, 2011


An original post from my Tumblr: In his work, The Social Contract, J.J. Rousseau explains government as a voluntary action. At that point, government would be a consensual agreement of the people and therefore not oppressive. But then he says that it is at the point that we impose that same form on our successive generations without their consent […]