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1

What is the city of God

The city of God is the eternal kingdom with all those who believe in Christ but is imperfectly shown as the church on earth

2

What is the city of man?

The city of man is every earthly society: wealth, comfort, pleasure

3

What are the three types of laws by aquinas?

1. Eternal law
2. Natural law
3. Positive law

4

Augustine’s def of justice

Justice is love serving God only, and therefore ruling well all else

5

Aquinas’ def of natural law

Moral knowledge that is inherent in human nature and can be universally understood thru human reason

6

What does natural law enable humanity to do

Humans participate in eternal law

7

Define realpolitik

Practical politics concerned with what is effective vs what is moral

8

Hobbes: state of nature

All are equal, but in a state of war in order to protect

9

Hobbes: natural rights

The right or liberty to preserve one’s own self

10

Hobbes : social contract

Agreement to mutually surrender rights to establish a peaceful society

11

4 problems in modern rhetoric for Orwell

Dying metaphors
Operators or verbal glade limbs
Pretentious diction
Meaningless words

12

Natural state of man

The life of man is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short

13

What is the fundamental drive for humanity

Not to die