Social Contract in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Social Contract

the philosophical notion that people surrender their freedoms to a government in exchange for the security and stability they provide

Examples of Social Contract in a sentence

Many philosophers believe the idea of social contract, in which people sacrifice freedom for security in government.  πŸ”Š

The idea of people adhering to the laws of a government and respecting their authority in exchange for that government’s security and stability is known as social contract.  πŸ”Š

In the social contract philosophy, people create governments and thus limit their own freedoms because they desire the protection of a governing body.  πŸ”Š

Because no government can function without the acceptance of its authority by its people, the willing acceptance of that authority in exchange for less freedom is known as social contract.  πŸ”Š

In the social contract system, people willingly sacrifice a handful of their inherent freedoms to respect the authority and power of an established government.  πŸ”Š

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