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Criticize the ‘Social Contract Theory’ on legal basis.

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Criticism of Social Contract theory on legislative (legal) basis: 

On legal basis, the criticism of the Social Contract Theory is given below: 

1. Contract in natural state not possible: 

Any contract is only recognized when the state recognizes it and accepts the onus to implement it, but the so-called contract was done, when the state was not in existence. 

2. Contract – injustice to the future generations: 

In legal perspective, the contract is binding only when it is accepted by choice, but under social contract, many generations down the line were automatically bound by its conditions, whether they liked it or not. Therefore, the contract was defective.

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