State of Affairs

Inalienable rights, equality for all, the role of government – all American political ideals – right? Wrong. Many of the ideals we hold as being distinctly American actually have their origins in philosophers such as Thomas Hobbes, John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau. With the election coming fast on our heels, we thought we take a moment and explore the origins of our American political ideals. Join us with your thoughts and questions.

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