DISCUSSION: A main point answer must be true, and cover the entire passage. You can first eliminate any answers that are not true.
The main point is to describe the problem of omnipotence, using the examples of the English and French Kings, and the English Parliament.
- CORRECT. This is pretty good. Most of the passage describes the problems faced by Kings. The final paragraph shows that Parliament (a different constitutional arrangement) still faced the same problem.
- The paradox of omnipotence is anything but abstract. It applies directly to sovereigns and parliaments. An analogue would be something different but similar.
- This only describes the 5th paragraph. It ignores the problems of omnipotence, and the fact that Parliament now has those problems.
- This is false. Paragraph 5 shows that the problem was solved for English monarchs. This answer also ignores much of the passage.
- This only describes the first paragraph. The rest of the passage discussed the practical problems of sovereignty, not logical contradictions.
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