On the Social Contract's appeal and influence has been wide-ranging and continuous. It has been called an encomium to democracy and, at the same time, a blueprint for totalitarianism. Individualists, collectivists, anarchists, and socialists have all taken courage from Rousseau's controversial masterpiece.
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It's easy to see why the founding fathers or inspired by this book. It provides a solid foundation on the rights and responsibilities of the citizens of a state.
Interesting to understand the philosophy.
A pretty dry read on the narrators part but clearly understood.
Sounds naive in 21st century, but if you factor in when it was written! It's a monumental work form the first letter to the end.
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