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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“The social pact, far from destroying natural equality, substitutes, on the contrary, a moral and lawful equality for whatever physical inequality that nature may have imposed on mankind; so that however unequal in strength and intelligence, men become equal by covenant and by right.”


Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract
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The Social Contract The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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