Moved to http://aspbc.42t.org/Brock
We've started a book club to study political philosophy, and are starting with Hobbs. Here are some random notes.
Mostly setup I think.
Defines lots of vocabulary, including Good and Evil.
Starts to build a language to talk about the state of nature.
About the goals of discourse.
Science vs Opinion.
Even opinion has some strucuture, but science has more.
Goes on and on about madness. One interesting thing is he talks about group-think -- a nation which is mad where the individuals are only a little mad.
Breaks down the areas of knowledge.
Power is based on the ability to control people. Which is driven based on the people being controlled -- their willingness to be controlled.