Discussing Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan (1651), Chapters 13-15.
Have we implicitly signed a social contract whereby our native right to punch other people in the face is given to the President? Hobbes does things that eventually result in the U.S. Constitution and makes Wes nauseous. Plus: Star Trek and the Bible!
End song: "The Villa" by Mark Lint and the Fake Johnson Trio (1998).
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