So property and the enforcement of laws that protect property are mentioned as one and two in Locke's reasoning for political power. As an after-thought he also reasoned that maybe government should be concerned with invasion as well. I'm sorry, that seems just a tad backward to me.3. Political power, then, I take to be a right of making laws, with penalties of death, and consequently all less penalties for the regulating and preserving of property, and of employing the force of the community in the execution of such laws, and in the defence of the commonwealth from foreign injury, and all this only for the public good.
Money can't buy love - and I don't care how many rich people think that's a lie. My life's path hasn't been covered in roses so I've learned first hand that love and friendship and many other things in life are much more important than possessions. If you feel differently then we'll have to agree to disagree.