Dictatorship Essays

  • Piggy: Totalitarian Dictatorship

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    Lastly, both a democracy and totalitarian dictatorship cannot function with only one leader; each requires support, for democracy, Piggy provides intellect and brain power for Ralph, albeit not effective at other necessary functions, and the henchman Roger carries out the orders of the dictator to ruthlessly suppress opposition, in order to maintain power. To illustrate, as Ralph attempts to maintain what remains of the original democracy and explain why the boys still in attendance of the meeting

  • How Did John Locke Influence The Declaration Of Independence

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    John Locke was a philosopher, and political scientist. He believed democracy was a considerably better form of government than a monarchy. Thomas Jefferson was the third U.S. president, and was one of America’s founding fathers. He was the author of the Declaration of Independence, and played a key role in the institution of the United States of America. John Locke was a very influential person when it came to Thomas Jefferson and the ideas within the Declaration of Independence. One of the biggest

  • Immanuel Kant's On Perpetual Peace

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    Human nature has progress in time from the barbarian to civilized mankind, from undemocratic to be more liberal and democratic. The civilization of human nature growth matured into a more structured values, culture and norms, institutions, system and rule of law to govern the domestic and international relation of states. The idea of a democratic state does not go to war has become a very influential theory among liberalist scholars. ‘On Perpetual Peace’ - Democratic peace theory (DPT) introduced

  • Summary Of Anthem By Ayn Rand

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    True Purpose Ayn Rand’s novel, Anthem, is a glorified story about an individual trapped in a damned society. Prometheus is regulated by tacky and cruel laws and rules, but he is trying to find who he is and what his real reason in life is; not just what his city tells him to be. I believe these rules and laws exist because Ayn Rand wants to show the evils of collectivism. The Council controlling the city wants to create a world where everyone is treated exactly the same, in every way. The true

  • Essay On Authoritarian Government

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    In the Authoritarian style of government on the other hand, has many benefits, advantages and like any other type of government, has its own disadvantages and weaknesses. I remember in our previous discussions, we talked about Hobbes’ state of nature which states that a person is naturally selfish and that without a government, there would be total chaos so in result, man agrees to be a part of a government. In this sense, man would agree to be under that government and would agree to be served.

  • Societal Rituals In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

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    Shirley Jackson’s fictitious story entitled “The Lottery” is an allegorical writing piece of societal rituals and traditions as well as how these rituals affect both social and political cultures. Although Jackson presents her literary work as a somewhat simplistic story about a village that holds an annual lottery every summer, the themes governing the story’s plot delve a deeper analysis regarding the effects and consequences of a structure government on its citizens. In a traditionalism society

  • Lord Of The Flies Totalitarianism Analysis

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    Totalitarianism is a form of government often lead by one powerful leader that controls all aspects of society. But, what allows this oppressive form of government to succeed? In William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies, Jack is a boy who likes to have control. And, to do that he creates a mold with rules that every boy has to fit into. Jack reflects the qualities of a totalitarian ruler, and makes totalitarianism successful by taking advantage of the fear the boys have on the island. The origin

  • Situational Irony In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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    “One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship” (A Quote from 1984). When a country is ruled by an incompetent person who has too much power, its citizens suffer and they will eventually overthrow the dictatorship. Communist dictatorships are just that, a dictatorship. George Orwell satirizes the rise and fall of the Soviet Union in his book Animal Farm. In Orwell’s Animal Farm, the use of situational irony reveals

  • Argumentative Essay On The Great Dictator

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    Violence can get the better of some people for all time and all people for sometime but not all people for all time. Those who make false promises and instigate innocent people to serve their own selfish interests cannot win in the long term. Dictatorship supresses while democracy nurtures, so in the interest of the world at large it is our duty to uphold democratic values. One of the key elements for promoting such democratic thoughts and process is through education. The world needs to address

  • Corruption In The White Tiger

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    Aravind Adiga is the most significant novelist in the Indian Writing in English. The novel The White Tiger provides a perception of India’s struggle told through a narration from the protagonist, Balram Halwai, a village boy to the Chinese Premier His Excellency Wen Jiabao during seven nights. In detailing Balram’s journey first to Delhi, where he works as a chauffeur to a rich landlord, and then to Bangalore, the place which he flees after killing his master and stealing his money, the novel examines

  • The Dead Parachutist In Lord Of The Flies Analysis

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    The Lord of the Flies novel, by William Golding, is a symbolic allegory, delving deep into the true horrors of war, savagery, and the loss of innocence throughout the duration of time the children spent on the island. I the novel a situation arises involving a dead parachutist, still he represents so much more than Mr. Golding makes apparent. Commonly applied to the story is the ideology of a “beast,” the concept behind these two aspects are similar, yet have a distinct separation between them. Just

  • Simon Lord Of The Flies Character Analysis

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    When Simon was killed in Lord of the Flies by William Golding, his role, a righteous and pure boy untainted by barbarity, perished along with his body. He embodied the innocence and naivety of the modern civilization and symbolized the children before they mutated into savages, influenced by the lack of regulation and jurisdiction. In spite of this, one can argue that his passing was not a primary shifting mark in the novel due to the power dynamic between all the boys remaining the same, considering

  • The Power Of Language In Julius Caesar

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    The power of language Language, when used to manipulate, can solely cause war. Language can be used to manipulate others for the purpose of political change to the point of war. In Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, the power of language is represented by the use of strong language by characters to persuade others to follow them. War is caused by the manipulation of the senators to kill Caesar and the manipulation of the plebeians to revolt. Cassius in act 1 shows how figurative language can

  • Pros And Cons Of Public Participation

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    What is public participation. It is the deliberate process through which interested or affected citizens, civil society organisations and government actors are involved in policy making before a political decision is taken. It is the process through which stakeholders input and shares control over development initiatives decisions and resources and resources which affect them. it has been said to move beyond the traditional methods of public consultations by creating opportunities for

  • Machiavelli's Views On The Power Of Fear

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    Simon Sinek once said “Great leaders do not need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness.” In “The Prince”, Machiavelli states that it is better to be feared than loved. Every leader produces varying amounts of fear within his subjects simply because he holds the power. This fear is very low in the leader that is loved because of the respect and admiration in which he is held by his people. A good leader is able to have respect, loyalty, and an efficient workforce

  • Essay Of Totalitarianism In The Hunger Games

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    It can be observed that throughout the Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, there have been implication of the set of rules that have been imposed by the government in or the organization which have made the games or the society to function accordingly. It is the way of approach that a person might feel and realize that he is being controlled to an extent that the government or an organization that has a lot of power is over all the things that are happening. Hunger games and the procedure of the games

  • In The Country Of Men Analysis

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    The book In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar is one that explores many themes. Suleiman, who is one of the main characters of the book, is a nine-year-old boy who witnesses Libya under the dictatorship of Qaddafi. As a young boy, Suleiman is quite observant and ignorant about many things occurring during that time. He witnesses his father and others rebelling, while under Qaddafi’s regime. His father Faraj along with others like Ustath Rashid and Moosa are part of the rebellion against the government

  • What Are The Sisters In Julia Alvarez's In The Time Of The Butterflies

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    around them and how it might differ from others. Those new ideas can be beneficial, but also detrimental. In the novel In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez tell a compelling story about the Mirabal sisters who rise up in a time of cruel dictatorship from their government. In the Dominican Republic, a leader named Trujillo oppresses the people of the country hurting everyone who happens to get in his way. It was Minerva, one of the sisters, who spoke out and declared the cruelty the people

  • The Powers Of Nature In Jack London's To Build A Fire

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    If man were to face nature, man will always lose if not accompanied by another. The powers of nature are much stronger than a single human body. Sometimes nature can be cruel, and other times it can be beautiful. In the story of, “To Build a Fire”, the character faces nature head on, alone. He had no company other than the dog that followed him around. This overall, led to his destruction. Jack London’s character believed he could fight through the excruciating cold, and in the end, meet up with

  • Individuality In Harrison Bergeron

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    Aristotle once said, “The worst form of inequality, is trying to make unequal things equal.” A major example of this concept of inequality displays itself through humans. Although people may seem similar and equal, each personality and talent differs from one another. Now one might wonder what it would be like if every single person were truly equal. This theme is developed in the short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, and also in the film 2081 directed by Chandler Tuttle. Tuttle’s film