Social Contract Questions


Imagine living in a state of nature = people have complete freedom = no laws or government. You can do whatever you want.

  1. What would this world be like? (Write a short description of this world).
  2. What would be doe differences about this world and the one in which we live?
  3. What are some positive aspects of this world?
  4. What are some negative aspects of this world?
  5. Would you choose to live in this world? Why or why not?
  6. Is this world even possible? Why or why not?

1. The world would have no rules and it would be fun but bad. Also the world will have no boundary and everyone will be stealing.

2. There would be more bad things and people in the world.

3. Laws make sure you have fun but not do bad things.

4. Laws make sure you don't do bad things to your body.

5. No because it would be a bad world.

6. Yes because the people just have to kill the government.