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Analysis Of Second Treatise On Civil Government By John Locke

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John Locke wrote these words in 1690, while the American Declaration of Independence was published 86 years later in 1776.
In Second Treatise on Civil Government, John Locke states that all men are naturally in “a state of perfect freedom … within the bounds of the law on nature.” John Locke means that all humans are entitled to live their lives as they wish and do what “they think fit[s]” to their possessions and property. However, the last part of the quote, “within the bounds of the law of nature,” means that people have certain “natural” limits.
John Locke believes that every person has “natural God-given rights.” He believed that “creatures of the same species” are all equal without “subordination or subjection.” Basically, this means
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