Violence is caused by power. This epic theatre deals with politics and social issues in very dark times were every king has their own method to become successful. Although the consequences that comes with it, kings avoid failure by choosing methods that can lead to unethical behavior. A king that is considered to be successful is achieving the title at the expense of somebody else. What causes a king in to considering violence?
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 man with too much ambition cannot sleep in peace” as stated by Maxx Mitchell. This statement describes that the people will have some trade off in order to pursue something they have, to give up on something. However, the goal is really the choice It could lead to different consequences either positive or negative. Shakespeare 's play Macbeth is described as a tragic character and his action has been influenced by his wife. Shakespeare believes that ambition, when taken too far leads to our destruction as shown through Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
They needed stories to take them away from reality. At that time, a hero was needed. To idolise a person was to imagine oneself in likeness to them. By doing so, it helped the working-class escape reality, and the rich to be entertained. However, in this day and age, idolism can be detrimental to the health of a society.
In William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, his own brother deceived the character Prospero and had his dukedom stolen from him. Prospero was the Duke of Milan but got distracted from his priorities; he showed more interests towards books and education, giving his brother Antonio the benefit to work behind his back. Antonio was able to get help from the King of Naples, in exchange for money and respect to get rid of Prospero. Prospero was kicked out of Milan one night with his daughter and landed in an island with help from Gonzalo. Prospero got access to books on the island he was residing at and strengthened his knowledge and magic powers.
In the Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare has many hidden messages, not to mention many obvious ones. One message in the play is “Foul is fair and, fair is foul” (1.1.12) This quote can be translated out to, bad is good and good is bad. Confusing right? In the play, the main character, Macbeth gets the idea he may become king. The play follows him through his power struggle to the kingship, and it is not a good one.
You can see throughout history that power does corrupt. If leaders have a lot of power they can crave more and more power and attention leading them to become power hungry and corrupt. Absolute power can corrupt someone because it will make them think that they can do what they want when they want. If leaders know that they can make their follower do whatever they want to then
Therefore, the knowledge people gain about good and bad affects their emotions while making actions. Civilization would collapse and society would turn into a chaos in the absence of the sense of guilt, because it awakens in people the knowledge they obtained through their life and reminds them of the difference between right and wrong, and the different laws and rules that must be obeyed. Moreover, civilization oppresses the death and revenge drives people have. Humans are naturally aggressive. Hence, this knowledge is essential for the survival of
Some may argue that autocratic leadership leads to dictatorship and dictatorship leads to resentment among people. Also, in addition, they claim that autocratic leadership rises controversy between public and increases the hatred to the leader. Yet, those claims can not go further than being cruel. If a leader is well-equipped, people start to feel absolute trust to the leader, they back up leader for utter strength. On the other hand, in public view, it feels soothing to give responsibility to one mind.
Vengeance is an extremely popular emotion in today 's life whether it is terrorism or a dispute between family and friends. Revenge can be a horrible emotion; it can sometimes lead people to do horrible things. By definition, Revenge means to get retribution for a wrongdoing done to you. In my opinion, revenge is mostly caused by fear and the overwhelming feeling of payback Throughout history, revenge, or vengeance, has been altered by several cultures and religions, and even the American culture. Though it often leads one to perform criminal acts, Howard argues that it is a necessary component in the functioning of society.