2 thoughts on “The Bad Girls Club vs. Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan

  1. I’m minded of Niccolo Machiavelli “If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.”

    Hobbes would have been hiding under the bed.

    • I suspect that you’re correct about Hobbes. These women do seem a tad more Machiavellian than Hobbsian — although the atmosphere that the producers encourage is very much a war of all against all. Reality television encourages an environment as close to a state of nature that I can think of. A better example of Hobbes is the television show “Survivor”. The producers attempt to create a true state of nature. I hadn’t remembered that show until now.

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