John Locke

For Natural Rights!

Bio:

When were they born?

Wrington, United Kingdom, Aug 29, 1632


What was their job?

Philosopher


What are their greatest achievements in life?

Wrote an essay on human rights.


What are their political thoughts and beliefs?

Believes that people's natural rights should be protected by the government.

Connections:

Friends from enlightenment period:


  • Montesquieu
  • Voltaire


Friends from 21st century:



  • Obama-The current president who has to deal with gun control and other problems today.
  • Oprah- always finds the sad saps in the world to tell their story on her TV show and make them feel better by giving them gifts or money (mostly gifts).


Famous quote:


"No man's knowledge can go beyond his experience."


Explanation:

I believe that this quote is saying that you can only learn on what you've done by hand.

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By: Moses De Arcos & Sylvia Ramos