Ideas from 'Of the Origin of Government' by David Hume [1750], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Selected Essays' by Hume,David [OUP 1996,978-0-19-954030-3]].

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25. Society / B. The State / 1. Purpose of a State
The only purpose of government is to administer justice, which brings security