Machiavelli's the Prince

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December 31, 2016

 

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In Chapter 5, Machiavelli proposes ways to keep control of countries which have had their own government, perhaps just overthrown. His idea is to destroy and occupy it, then keep a merciful rule while charging high tax and establishing an oligarchy. In Chapter 18, Machiavelli points out that a good ruler should be able to keep his word and honor it, but be ready to break a promise if it will help and suit him...
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In Chapter 5, Machiavelli proposes ways to keep control of countries which have had their own government, perhaps just overthrown. His idea is to destroy and occupy it, then keep a merciful rule while charging high tax and establishing an oligarchy. In Chapter 18, Machiavelli points out that a good ruler should be able to keep his word and honor it, but be ready to break a promise if it will help and suit him...
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