Society is indeed a contractit becomes a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born.
Averbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
Baseball is a Lockean game, a kind of contract theory in ritual form, a set of atomic individuals who assent to patterns of limited co-operation in their mutual interest.
Every law is a contract between the king and the people and therefore to be kept.
The common wages of labour depends every where upon the contract usually made between those two parties whose interests are by no means the sameMasters are always and every where in a sort of tacit, but constant and uniform combination, not to raise the wages of labour above their actual rate.
The Social Contract is nothing more or less than a vast conspiracy of human beings to lie to and humbug themselves and one another for the general Good. Lies are the mortar that bind the savage individual man into the social masonry.
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