The Walking Dead: Negan's Introduction
00:01:04 - 00:03:59
  • History → Age of the Enlightenment → Thomas Hobbes
In the post-order world of the Walking Dead, Negan is angry that Rick and his group killed a lot of his men. Negan expresses that he is their leader and orders them to give him their belongings. This scene illustrates the views of enlightenment thinker, Thomas Hobbes, that the absence of government and order would cause the world to be a war of every man against every man.

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  1. Why is this a violent environment?
  2. How is Negan able to make his demands?
  3. Is Hobbes correct - would there be "war of all against all" in the absence of government?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the political philosophies of individuals such as John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Voltaire, Charl...
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