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The Ideas of Machiavelli

Summary: Describes the ideas of Niccolo Machiavelli portrayed in one of his most famous books, The Prince. In his book he speaks about what a prince should do to acquire his power and how to maintain it. Provides historical examples of Machiavellian ideals.
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli is a perfect manual for the potential princes and monarchs. One follows it and one succeeds. Machiavelli produces a figure of an unblemished leader. In his book he speaks about what a prince should do to acquire his power and how to maintain it. The writer pictures a dictator that humbles his subjects, allies with his neighbors, eliminates the competitors and does everything else that could work to his benefit. Many admire his ideas, some are in awe from his brilliance, but would they want a Machiavellian leader to rule their country? Would they want to be humbled and have no influence at all? Some might agree that it is not the best option for the people. There are so many qualities that Machiavelli arms his ruler with. According to the author, a good leader should be feared, but not hated...

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