Niccoolo Machiavelli's The Prince Analysis

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Niccoolo Machiavelli is an Italian writer born in 1469 and one of the most influencing writers in the history of politics. Machiavelli finished writing his famous book “The Prince” in 1514, however, the book was published in 1532 after his death. Machiavelli wrote the prince as a guide for rulers to maintain and escalate their power, therefore, he was realistic and down to earth and instead of using ideal republics he spoke the truth of the human nature and how to survive the obstacles in order to become a great “prince”. Some people claim that Machiavelli is the devil and his book is evil full of fear and hatred, however, I firmly believe that Machiavelli’s theories are wisely balanced as he did not turn a blind eye on the importance of being…show more content…
For example, Adolf Hitler, he was a pure Machiavellian as he followed every principles Machiavelli wrote; he convinced the Germans that he is killing the the Jews people because they were their enemy, moreover, he was feared and respected by the Germans and that helped him maintain his power for a long time, as he always followed “the end justifies the means” theory in every decision he made. Moreover, Obama and Clinton both were the presidents of America and they both can relate, as they gave the appearance of being nice and good in front of the people to gain their love and trust and had their henchmen do the “dirty work” for them. Furthermore, Tony Blair who was the prime minister of the United Kingdom and the leader of the labor party, he followed the prince’s footsteps, according to Machiavelli’s theories he was a lucky prince; as he had an opportunity to have power (the death of john smith) and he grabbed that opportunity and gained the position, moreover he changed the system to be the only one who controls all the decisions, Blair was a classic Machiavellian consequently, he succeeded in reaching what he wanted. On the other hand, Neil Kinnock was another labor party politician he was absolutely loved by the people however, he was never elected, and that supports Machiavelli’s theory based on the human nature and how they evaluate the prince “it is safer to be feared than loved” (Machiavelli,

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