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Political discussion centered on the basic rules of governing, as if they were as clear as following a recipe for making spaghetti. Philosophers agreed on a general concept of natural law: rights and wrongs were built in to our very existence and could be found through reason. With a foundation like natural law, they thought, there must be a recipe of government built in to us, it just needed to be found. This idea of built-in rules can be seen in Finn and Jake’s adventures, as they constantly make decisions over right and wrong based on gut reactions.
This connection between parenthood and political power is found even in our own political systems. PB’s kind of power has its origins, back in the day, in family ties like when tribal leaders were considered everyone’s elder and medieval hierarchical ties made the king basically parent and protector of a country. Today, some countries still identify presidents as “parents” of their countries or refer to the motherland or the fatherland. Another place where the power of parenthood manifests is in religion.
Is it rubbish that has corrupted the beautiful state of anarchy by imposing rules and coercing people to give up their freedom? Had Rousseau been born two hundred years later, he would have been the first hippie in line for Woodstock (and, given some of his later theories, probably the first one to find out that the brown acid was bad). He is much like Tree Trunks: a mixture of naivety, optimism, and recklessness. Rousseau argued that ultimately, at our core, we as people are good, and, when we are not influenced to act otherwise by restrictions on our freedom and livelihood, then we continue in our good and uncorrupted nature.