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"Being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions." - John Locke\u00A0 What does Locke mean by his statement above?

A Living in a state of nature, all people are free and have the same rights

John Locke argued that everyone lived in a state of nature. In that state, all people were equal and enjoyed the same liberty as everyone else. Being independent meant that life, good health, and the ability to own things such as land were natural rights of all humans.