When Peter tells Valentine about his plan to have them take on false identities and slowly become respected political figures he says: “I’m going to have control of something. But I want it to be something worth ruling. I want to accomplish something worthwhile. [...] So that when somebody else comes, after we beat the buggers, when somebody else comes here to defeat us, they’ll find we’ve already spread over a thousand worlds, we’re at peace with ourselves and impossible to destroy. [...] I want to save mankind from self-destruction.” (167) Peter’s reasoning behind his plan is that manipulating the adults to believe the political views they have is worth it because it means that Peter’s hunger for power and control will be satiated and a potential war will be avoided.
You can't hunt, you can't sing—" "I'm chief. I was chosen." This is jack basically representing an autocratic form of government by taking power instead of earning it simply because his thirst for it is more unquenchable than the other wanting to gain power. Once someone tries to win a war attempt to take over everything. “all this i meant to say.
PSA 1: Machiavelli Q1 Response: What, per Machiavelli, is the basis of political authority? Machiavelli has multiple political principles: 1. He discusses the need for a prince to be both good and feared, depending on the circumstances. He talks about making examples of individuals to control the populace rather than allowing chaos to reign which permits widespread murder and looting. 2.
The writings of each man reveals a very chaotic time in America’s history and the leadership, determination, and boldness of Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson ensured that when change came, the people were ready for it. Patrick Henry was born in 1736 and believed that the people should be free from the rule of the English Parliament. For example in the Speech in the Virginia Convention he says, “I ask gentlemen, sir, what means this martial array, if its purpose be not to force us to submission?” His words make it clear that the purpose of the martial law is to force people into submission. He then asks the audience, “Can gentlemen assign any other possible motive for it?” Both quotes are great examples of his skills in voice because he brings up the problem and then challenges them to find any other meaning behind the words. The implication is that the people are being ruled.
In “The Prince,” Machiavelli discusses the terms and procedures he believes a prince should take to govern his society. Many perceive his views on human nature and leadership as evil and cruel towards his people. He justifies his views on human nature as he draws examples from the tactics and traits of successful leaders from the past. His ideas are comprised from justifying the means of his actions by its ends. Machiavelli selects the aspects of admirable historical figures to produce and describe his ideal prince.
He starts talking about how heartily he accepte the motto term, " That government is the bestwhivh governs not at all" He is trying to imply that a man needs to be prepared for it in order to have a government. Government shows how successfuly men can be imposed on. For an example, including themselves. If one were to judge these mens by the effect of their actions, they automatically deserve to be punish. Furthermore,
In the play Macbeth illustrate innate human tendency to make inhumane choices when given the freedom to. When Macbeth realize that he is trusted by the king and is given more freedom , his inner savagery is stimulated. For example, when Macbeth at the beginning of the novel was praised by the king and his friends as he the kings says “worthiest cousin” macbeth shows that he does not think of anyting but loyalt and respect to his kingdom, but in his mind he seeks the ambition in becoming king and thinks recklessly and tragic activities on his mind. As the acts of savagery become more integrated, the idea of death and blood becomes more comforting, and even encouraging. When king Duncan announces that his son malcom will be next to the throne
A.Identification and Evaluation of Sources What was the most significant reason for Mussolini’s rise to power? This paper will analyze the reasons for Benito Mussolini’s rise to power. Although, there is an abundance of sources for this topic the most beneficial of the resources is the book is a secondary source called IL Duce The Rise & Fall of Benito Mussolini by Richard B. Lyttle. This book source is noteworthy because it provides great insight to the details on the March on Rome event, such as the phases that March on Rome consisted of. Another notable source was the book Mussolini by Laura Fermi which is secondary source.
In Machiavelli’s book The Prince, he says that it is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both (chapter XVII). Fear is an externally based emotion, and focuses on what a person can do to you. Love, on the other hand, is an internally based emotion, and it focuses on how someone feels about a person. The intimidation of a tyrant motivates people to obey him immediately, without question or complaint. However lack of absolute fear can lead to resentment, rebellions, and riots.
He believes that it is necessary for new princes to set up new methods of government. This change will come with conflict but will also come with supporters. But the only way to establish a new system is by using force. Machiavelli says that there are concerns with new principalities acquired with the arms and fortunes of others. He focuses on private citizens who get principalities through fortune.