Moreover, not only did individuals begin to see themselves as more important than the society that they were a part of but they became materialistic due to the freedom they possessed leading to a growth of corruption and decay within the society. Hence, Qutb grew disenchanted with Liberalism which he considered to be spreading vulgarity while, similarly, Leo Strauss saw that it contained seeds of its own destruction as it threatened the social cohesion of the community. Therefore, both view selfish individualism to be the root cause of the failure in a liberal society and consider it essential to be removed in order for a strongly knitted society to be formed. Furthermore, both ideologies are elitist as they believe in a hierarchical structure within the society. Qutb viewed the masses as unable to lead themselves as they were self-interested and corrupted therefore the elites who had the interest of the society at heart were to lead.
A hated prince’s preach for peace and good faith will only result in a lack of support from his people and the loss of his state. When a prince avoids hatred, he has done his job and successfully lost the risk of rebellion. His high reputation is very difficult to scheme against, as long as he maintains the utmost respect from his people. A despised prince should fear everything and everybody, however, wise princes have made a valiant effort into running well-ordered states and keeping their people from despair. Through a diabolical strategy, an informed prince will know how to kill his newly conquered people, while avoiding hatred.
Some reasons include Ralph has a goal or clear vision of being rescued. Or that Ralph really communicates with the boys, and he is confident and dedicated to being the leader. To begin with, Ralph is a better leader than Jack because he has a clear vision and goal to be rescued. A clear vision, according to the text titled “The Traits of Good and Bad Leaders” means “vivid picture of where to go, as well as a firm grasp on what success looks like and how to achieve it.” Ralph knows where he wants to go, and that is being rescued. In the book Ralph states “We want to be rescued; and of course we shall be rescued.” As Ralph said he wants him and the boys to be found.
Sir Gawain Lit. Analysis In the Pearl Poet’s poem, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, we get a taste of what living by the chivalric code was like. The chivalric code was a list of standards which a knight was to live up to and, Sir Gawain does not fall short of doing just that. Sir Gawain upholds the chivalric code by proving his chivalry, piety, and chasity. Chivalry has many features that shape a knight, however the virtues that Sir Gawain presents the most are courage and honesty.
David continues, “He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.” For his name’s sake symbolizes reputation. The Lord is known to be a good person, therefore He performs good work. He leads his people onto the right path in life. This asserts that God provides guidance. God guides his people on the right pathway.
Betraying friends, being cruel, and threatening people, trying to inflict them fear, may gain control and power, but the people will remember you as a cruel and merciless man. It is more important to be remembered as an honourable and honest man than be remembered as a cheater and a liar. It is more important to live in glory than to live in shame. To live in glory is a triumph. To live in shame is a fail.
However, humans’ egoism and selfishness disturb others’ freedom, because they think freedom is something that will solve their life problems and reduce responsibility from them. These circumstances make humankind incapable of using their freedom and create chaos. Thus, persons realize that it is necessary to create something that can control them and prevent chaos. And the example of comparison between authority and freedom is Jesus and The Grand Inquisitor in “The Brothers Karamazov”. On the one hand is Jesus
Powell, used his sympathy inclined with his strategy demonstrated in heroic acts to show that as a leader he has qualities of maverick leaders. He was never a toxic leader because he put others first before himself. Washington’s reputation as a man of honor and competence was solidified in the postwar era when he fully entered the public life (Laver & Matthews, 2008). Washington also considered his countrymen in making decisions that could affect the
They made agreements amongst themselves to ordain Ralph as their leader, created laws and sanctions for failure to obey. They gave up the thing that makes them most human which is their ability to self-rule. The effects of sharing my autonomy with the community is that every decision I make, I have to think of how my decisions will affect the people around me. The kids established laws and instituted some sort of punishment system for those who didn’t do any work. This is significant because from a Rousseau perspective, power should be given to an “extraordinary man in the state” who is a genius and most credible (Rousseau 443).
And one of the important core value of a hero is we give and care. “Giving something to someone is one of the most highly rated acts no matter which religious texts we take – whether it is Koran or the Bhagavad Geta or even The Bible for that matter. But I guess that alone is not sufficient for the modern day world. We also need to know what we gain out of it. Although we know the answer and the answer are peace of mind, tranquility, the sense of association, caring for a fellow human being, moral responsibility and so on.” (Vinay Nagaraju) Giving something not mean money or material thing only.