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AGGRESSION AND VIOLENCE.

Argues that violence and aggression are essential aspects of human nature. Views of philosophers. Hobbes' contention that human nature is a violent and destructive force. Need for a powerful government.. Danger of violence of human nature according to Locke. Freud's argument that people are ruled by powerful, irrational forces of aggression.
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This study will argue that aggression and violence are essential aspects of human nature. The ability to use physical force against another human being or an animal threatening one with harm is a necessity in self-preservation. In that sense, it is "essential," for existence is essential. At the same time, until it is proved that a gene is physically responsible for the "aggression and violence," it cannot be said beyond any doubt that those qualities are built into the human being or not. The question remains philosophical.
There is little doubt that some of the great philosophers believe that violence and aggression are an essential part of human nature. In fact, most social and political systems were and are designed specifically to prevent the chaos that would result if laws did not hinder human beings from expressing their

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