Leave The House

It was Thomas Hobbes, in his book Leviathan, that declared without a state man is in a constant climate of struggle and fight. He called this the “state of nature” whereby it is a “war of all against all”. He makes a compelling argument for the coming together of all peoples, and the creation of a civil society and state. This society, and this state, was intended to protect men from a life that was otherwise “nasty, short and brutish”.

People were persuaded, coerced and sometimes forced to become members of the state because it was in their own interests. Who would want to face a life out in the wilderness, struggling to make ends meet? Under constant threat, with very little security? It seemed like an obvious decision to make. Lets step inside this “state”, lets live under its roof and lets prosper, together, as a society.

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My Response To JSA Payments Being Stopped

Dear Sir/Madam

After returning to the UK from 28 weeks abroad in Turkey and Syria volunteering I applied to Jobseekers Allowance whilst I searched for a job.
I currently live at home with my Mother and Grandparents to minimise expenses and attempt to save myself some money.

On the morning of Monday 22nd April I received a letter from my local Job Centre saying that my Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) payments have been stopped because I failed to apply for a job recommended by the job centre. I am absolutely furious about this decision and I intend to challenge, and overturn it.

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