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    What makes a book stand the test of time, and also remain as a notable perspective within politics; having been written over five-hundred years ago? As for Machiavelli’s The Prince, scholars and politicians continue to find themselves drawing back to many of his perspectives on politics, and the qualities a good ruler. His insights on political leadership has sparked much debate over time, which is exactly why many continue to pursuit an understanding on his viewpoints, and their applications to today 's modern world. Throughout his novel, Machiavelli touches on multiple aspects of different qualities within a prince, and attempts to construct a layout of what is both effective and successful. After reading through the entire piece, the major key insights that became recognizable were the background of fortuna & virtu, human nature, and the importance of distinguishing whether to be feared or loved. The first chapter presents the reader with the concepts of Fortune and virtue, which become two distinct elements throughout the rest of the book, and their role surrounding a prince. When starting with the origins of a prince, Machiavelli expresses that a principality is either brought about through hereditary means, or through the means of being considered new. A principality that is gained hereditarily, is explained as having fewer difficulties while in power, and also more better compatible with the people. He goes to support these statements by using Italy’s Duke of Ferrara…

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    As president of the Unites States, my decision to order the military into Liechtenstein to seize its oil and coal by force is made with the general welfare of the US in mind. Both the Director of Central Intelligence and the Secretary of State’s options are too extreme, going too far or doing to little to protect the US. On one hand, it is unethical to assassinate the prince of Liechtenstein. Such a cruel act could set up a horrible future relationship for the US and Liechtenstein, making it…

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    Thesis: Saki, in The Interlopers says, We are trapped by our own ill will; to be free of it we need to put aside our violence by making peace and realizing the unimportance of it. We focus on ill will and let it consume us. As did Ulrich von Gradwitz and Georg Znaeym did, “as boys they had thirsted for one another’s blood, as men each prayed that misfortune might fall on the other.” (Saki 7) They were raised into despising one another due to their family’s feud (that started generations ago…

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    He was born August 16,1906 and died November 13,1989. On March 7 1945 he married Countless Gerogina Von Wilczek and they had 5 children. He was in reign from July 25th, 1938 to November 13th,1989 when he died. He remained neutral during WW2, Eventhough before the war ended he did somethings for 357 spanish war fighters. His full name is Franz Josef Maria Aloys Alfred Karl Johnannes Heinrich Michael Georg Ignaz Benediktus Gerhardus Majella. His mother was Archduchuess Elisabeth Amalie of…

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    Nottebohm case, it should be noted that the individual did not have individual rights. He had to go through the state, who gave him his rights. Nottebohm was a German national who had established his business in Guatemala. He had been settled in Guatemala for 34 years, where the main seat of his interest was located. Although he retained both familial and business connections within Germany, he sought citizenship from Liechtenstein in order to not be associated with Germany while doing business…

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    Vanitas Still Life

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    also been greatly affected by the medieval latin theory - Memento mori which means “remember that you must die” which aid the same meaning as Vanitas. On the other hand, “Still Life with Palette” conveys meaning through the white cloth which represents vanity as the silk being the expensive material. The paintbrushes symbolise indulgence in the arts because very few could afford to be painters let alone favour the arts. The pot of different types of flowers symbolises innocence as well as…

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    buffer against Germany, consequently, the Potsdam Conference assigned the buffer states (Romania, Germany, Finland, the Balkans, and parts of Poland) to Soviet control after Starlin promised that he would allow the states the right to national self-determination. The West disliked this arrangement. Soviet Territories Most of Eastern Europe and parts of Central Europe, apart from Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and West Germany, fell under the Soviet Union. The Union also annexed Estonia,…

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    In Chapter 7, we basically learned traditions, adapted foods, history, food habits, and etiquette of the Central Europe, Soviet Union (FSU), and Scandinavians. An interesting fact is that they were the earliest and largest groups to come the United States. There have been many great influences on American culture, especially in cuisine area. Many of them brought skills of bread baking, dairy farming, meat processing, and beer brewing to the U.S. They inspire others to assimilate their ethnic…

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    One thing I find really interesting is that they rented some air-conditioned tents. I 'd never heard of that before, but it 's a great idea; I don 't know about New York, but it 's hot enough here in Georgia in July that I 'd see a $600,000 air-conditioned tent as a blessing! Okay, maybe not that expensive, but you get the point. At least it 's useful, unlike some things... 3. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel What I find interesting is that the $6.5 million (or $12 million, depending on who…

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    Our veterans helped us with so many things in the past, but the most important one is freedom. Without independence, our generation’s everyday life would be played out so much differently. If you know who Morgan Freeman, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, or Chuck Norris are then, you’ve known an USA veteran. For example, Morgan Freeman, enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1955 and trained as a fighter pilot until after four whole years of his training he left the Air Force. His exact words…

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