The Once and Future King Essay | Might Makes Right

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Might Makes Right

Summary: Essay describes how King Arthur did not achieve his goal of getting rid of "Might" in "The Once and Future King" by T.H. White.
One of the flaws of human nature is to transgress back to what we did yesterday in order to align what we are currently doing. What we did yesterday will not set us on the track for new knowledge, but will rather guide us to what we already know. John Cage demonstrates this when he says, "I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened of old ones." In the classical fantasy of the Once and Future King by TH White, King Arthur wants to change the ways of his England and use his Might to abolish the philosophy of "Might makes Right." However, Arthur does not succeed in eradicating this mindset and leads into his own tragedy. He discovers that utilizing what you are trying to annihilate to receive a successful outcome is always going to be ineffective. His ends didn't justify his...

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