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According to Hobbes, justice is a concept created by society because people must have rules to get along. What does his position imply about the way people naturally behave?

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By stating that people require rules and, with that, some sort of governance in order to get along, Thomas Hobbes shows his pessimism about the natural state of human behavior. His claims rely on the belief that without any rules, people would fall into a lawless and contentious society. This is because every human has their own values...

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