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Originally posted by Lasheic
You'd be better off reading reading up on Hobbes: Leviathan, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil. And, Behemoth: the history of the causes of the civil wars of England, and of the counsels and artifices by which they were carried on from the year 1640 to the year 1660.
(he had a thing for long titles apparently)
The Leviathan is the argument for a just and right strong centralized power structure to govern over people so as to prevent a state of nature, the - "war of all, against all". The Behemoth is argument of the dangers and pitfalls corruption and excesses bring to it. It's a contrasting view of the promise and perils of a one world government. How it can bring utopia, and distopia... and it was an important argument for social contract theory which had a great influence on the formation of the United States government.
And the 5th Element sucked by the way. Sorry... but it did.
Originally posted by randyvs
Great observation for sure I have watched that movie alot lately and I'm surprised I made not the connection. SnF my friend.