The Principles Of Machiavelli : A Book Review Of The Prince

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February 21, 2015

 

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By tying the church to the government, people expected the government to behave morally, but often times, an entirely moral ruler will be overthrown. A ruler cannot show any weakness, or else he will no longer be feared enough to keep him in power, and he will be overthrown. In The Prince, Machiavelli asserts that it is best for a ruler to be both feared and loved, but if he cannot be both, it is much better to be feared...
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People are unlikely to overthrow a ruler that they fear, because they fear the punishments for failure. If the ruler is not feared by the people, he will eventually upset enough of them that they will rise up against him, and they will overthrow him because of his perceived weakness. He believes that the state is completely separate from the rulers private life...
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