Corruption In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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A close examination of the history of the world leads one to find that throughout different regions, some sort of organized government is required to maintain order, preserve peace, establish cooperation, and provide basic necessities for the people. However, it can also reveal that this governmental power given to people for the purpose of the aforementioned responsibilities can cause issues within the people due to the irrelevant self-pride and vanity, among other consequences, that can frequently result. This leads one to question if giving power to man is reasonable or not, to which extent power should be given, and how power should be equally or unequally shared among various members. As a result of deep analysis, one question that may …show more content…
Someone that does not have much interest for engaging in corruption is one that can be a genuinely “good” person devoted to a correct political system. In the book Animal Farm by George Orwell, the leader of the farm, Napoleon, does use his power in a very dictatorial way, using propaganda techniques, reserving privileges for himself and the other pigs, and forcing the other animals to starve. However, other examples in literature or history can show that some types of power can also be the opposite—being friendly to subjects because of no corruption. While some people may have evil intentions, which they can use to cause corruption once they are in power, others have good ones, and these can prevent corruption from occurring, even if they are put in a lofty governmental position. A smart person would utilize logic and use the claim that if they refrain from corruption and keep resorting to genuine governmental actions, then there will be sustainability of trust and cooperation with other members of government and the citizens of the region. Of course, there is lots of potential shown in history for corruption to happen, as can be seen by leaders of countries, such as Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin, and Middle Eastern regime monarchs. However, the corruption can be prevented sometimes by people that do not have the potential, or the “guts,” to cause corruption, because they may be shy, morally affected, or new to the idea of corruption. Corruption can happen as a consequential thing, happening as a side thing because of plans for something intended in another direction. However, with the lack of the potential, the driving force makes the direction of progress go away from corruption and toward actual and beneficial progress. For example, during World War II, Winston Churchill was the British Prime Minister, and he

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