It means information should be backed up by authority.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
People are not bad without a reason, we do it because its fun or it is easier.
What types of friends would these enlightenment philosophers probably have associated with? Would they have supported the declaration of independence?
Their ideas were not liked by most people, but they would have associated themselves with other curious, educated people. i think they did inspire the declaration, and they would have
How could humanism be described as a thread connecting renaissance, protestant reformation, age of exploration, sci. rev., and the enlightenment?
It gave people the inspiration to become more independent in everything and think for themselves. This spark changed a lot in history and made the modern worl
John Locke is saying reason is the natural law, people will make the right choice on their own and treat others equally.
Living through a war can make you think people are evil and not trustworthy. It affected Thomas Hobbes by making him think people were naturally evil and no one can be trusted.
If you lived in a country ruled by a monarch and you could make suggestions, what would you suggest?
Ask the people what they want, and give them a part in the government
No, yes we have a role.