Essay about John Locke´s Flawless Government

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As human beings we are constantly at war with each other, because we believe we are all right. This common misconception leads to a war of all against all, and creates pandemonium. As a result, we create governments to maintain control. Obviously there is no such thing as a perfect government, and there will never be a perfect government. However, there are some methods of governing that come extremely close to achieving an ideal government. John Locke offers a way of governing, which I believe comes remarkably close to creating a flawless government. John Locke constructs a government that is controlled by the will of the people, which can easily be abolished if it does not adhere to protecting their fundamental rights of the people.
For John Locke in order to create an almost flawless form of government we must imagine a world without government. Without government we will retreat back into the state in which all men are naturally in, which Locke calls the state of nature. While in a state of nature, men would feel that they have complete freedom, and they won’t have to depend on any other man. Additionally, “the natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on earth and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but to have only the law of nature for his rule” (Dolling). So the law of nature governs the state of nature, and protects our fundamental rights. Furthermore, the execution of the law of nature is placed into the hands of every man.…