262. What Is The Social Contract? Part II-Covid Edition

There are many who believe the social contract obligates individuals to act a certain way. For example, many are pushing people to get vaccinated because it is “their duty to protect their community.” But this is a flawed way of thinking that is anti individualism. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: So […]

108. What Is The Social Contract?

Are individuals living in civil society obligated to give up their liberty for the security of government? According to some people, yes. This belief that society forces us to exchange freedom for safety is centered on something called the “Social Contract,” and it’s a rather controversial topic. Links: Lessons from a Lemonade Stand Here’s a […]