18: When Did You Sign the Social Contract?

Of all the relationships in our lives, our relationship with the state is easily the most confusing. For instance, you’ll often hear people speak of the “social contract” when they’re insisting that you do something you may not want to do. What exactly is that “contact”? Where can we read it? More importantly, when did we sign it? Connor and Bryan examine these questions and associated topics like the importance of consent and what constitutes legitimate authority.

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