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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Wells, Herbert George. Love and Mr. Lewisham. Frederick A. Stokes, 1899, ch. 23.
Wells, Herbert George. Love and Mr. Lewisham. Edited by Simon James. Penguin, 2005, ch. 23.