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The Prince The Prince, Niccol MachiavelliCharacters Theseus, Alexander the Great, Louis XII, Cesare Borgia, Francesco Sforza, Niccol Machiavelli, Pope Alexander VI 1995 1995 16 1311 130 The Prince, Niccol MachiavelliCharacter Italy in the early 1500 s was a sad, dispirited land of constant wars, deaths, destructions, political betrayals, schemes of conquest by greedy aristocrats, trying to enlarge their petty Italian states, invasion by ruthless, foreign troops, from France, Spain, the Swiss, rulers being overthrown and killed, armies continuously marching, towns sacked, fires blazing, black smoke poring into the sky , mercenary soldiers, slaughtering the innocent, pestilence spreading, only the wise, the strong and Italy in the early 1500 s was a sad, dispirited land of constant wars, deaths, destructions, political betrayals, schemes of conquest by greedy aristocrats, trying to enlarge their petty Italian states, invasion by ruthless, foreign troops, from France, Spain, the Swiss, rulers being overthrown and killed, armies continuously marching, towns sacked, fires blazing, black smoke poring into the sky , mercenary soldiers, slaughtering the innocent, pestilence spreading, only the wise, the strong and the lucky could abideNiccolo Machiavelli, during the Renaissance, was a successful politician , and astute diplomat , from volatile Florence, until losing power and influence thereexiled, living seven miles from his native city, bored, he had plenty of time to think, write letters t THE PRINCE Was Written By Niccolo Machiavelli In The 1500s It Has Continued To Be A Best Seller In Many Languages Presently, It Is Translated Into Modern English, With Illustrations By Benjamin Martinez And An Introduction By Adolph Cso.The Prince Is A Classic Book That Explores The Attainment, Maintenance, And Utilization Of Political Power In The Western World Machiavelli Wrote The Prince To Demonstrate His Skill In The Art Of The State, Presenting Advice On How A Prince Might Acquire And Hold Power Machiavelli Defended The Notion Of Rule By Force Rather Than By Law Accordingly, The Prince Seems To Rationalize A Number Of Actions Done Solely To Perpetuate Power It Is An Examination Of Power Its Attainment, Development, And Successful Use. view spoiler hide spoilerview spoiler hide spoilerview spoiler hide spoiler This is no Little Prince, that s for sure You must kill the fox, burn the rose, murder the businessman, if any of them tries to take control over your princedom There is no time to be nice There is only time to seem to be nice At the end of the day, it is better to be feared than loved, if you can t be both But, keep in mind chapter 23.The Prince was written in the 16th century, and some of its ideas are too contemporary It is a major treatise that influenced political leaders, through his This is no Little Prince, that s for sure You must kill the fox, burn the rose, murder the businessman, if any of them tries to take control over your princedom There is no time to be nice There is only time to seem to be nice At the end I don t know how come I never reviewed this one but recently I was visiting this friend of mine in south India, Pramod yes, the one from Goodreads , when he showed me this not so popular smaller piece, allegedly written by the author in his last days, Le Gente and never published for common people about how they can succeed in social life using diplomacy There were only twenty copies of same written in 19th century, of which Pramod s was one Since he is a sort of book worshipper, he won t I don t know how come I never reviewed this one but recently I was visiting this friend of mine in south India, Pramod yes, the one from Goodreads , when he showed me this not so popular smaller piece, allegedly written by the author in his last days, Le Gente and never published for common people about how they can succeed in social life using diplomacy There were only twenty copies of same written in 19th century, of which Pramod s was one Since he is a sort of book worshipper, he won t let me touch it Needless to say, I stole it before starting on my return journey.If he finds about this review, he might unfriend me and sue me for theft so this review won t be here too long Anyway, in case of a legal action, I can always take shelter in points 14, 16 and 17 below.Ever since my return, I have been made to understand that critics believe these copies to be forgeri In this book, Machiavelli makes his purpose clear how to get power and keep it No happiness No warm and fuzzy pats on the back Definitely no hugs No words of encouragement Definitely nothing about being nice Being nice, in politics, in war, in struggles for power, often ends with one person winning and the other person being in prison, disgraced, exiled, or dead That was the context in which Machiavell 3 3 THE DUDE HAS A POINT D I m weirdly pleased that The Prince lives up to its reputation it is indeed Machiavellian Here s his advice on conquering self governing states i.e democracies The only way to hold on to such a state is to reduce it to rubble Well then.I d like to say that any guy whose last name becomes a synonym for evil is a badass, but Machiavelli wasn t he was a failed minor diplomat who wrote this in a failed attempt to get reemployed Stupid attempt, too anyone who hired him would be advertisin I m weirdly pleased that The Prince lives up to its reputation it is indeed Machiavellian Here s his advice on conquering self governing states i.e democracies The only way to hold on to such a state is to reduce it to rubble Well then.I d like to say that any guy whose last name becomes a synonym for evil is a badass, but Machiavelli wasn t he was a failed minor diplomat who wrote this in a failed attempt to get reemployed Stupid atte

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