The Art of War

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  • ANPO: Art X War Film Analysis

    The ANPO: Art X war documentary is amazing collection of oil painting, photographs, movie clips, and contemporary art. I think it is an important tool to understand the conflict between Japanese labor unions, students, and general people vs. Japanese government and the U.S. base camps. This movie explores the ANPO Treaty and chaos created by it through the lenses of Japanese great artists, who had live experience from the conflict. I did not know much about the treaty and post WWII conflict in…

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  • Pessimism In Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

    Principalities As a result of a judgmental society, individuals are eager to seek praise and validation. Everyone wishes to be liked as well as admired, but sometimes individuals have to make decisions against their moral and ethical judgement. It is through The Prince that Niccolo Machiavelli expresses his political theories and ideology, asserting that in order to be a successful Prince one must be willing to disregard their morals and ultimately use deception to both gain and keep control.…

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  • Analysis Of Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

    Power is not evil, it is the user that makes it evil. Machiavelli, a controversial figure in political history left a legacy of brutal reality which disturbed many people. Niccolo Machiavelli’s, The Prince explores the groundbreaking ideas for a prince to secure the leading position in government and retain his power and leadership. Human nature combined with power has the possibility of becoming tragically destructive. However, that wreckage stems from the environment, and the actions…

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  • Summary Of The Discourses By Niccolo Machiavelli

    Machiavelli: Republic and Principality Best Fit for the People Niccolo Machiavelli is one of the most influential political thinkers of all time. In his two works, The Prince and The Discourses, he presents ways to successfully form and run both a Republic and a Principality by tying them with the fate to the people. In The Prince, Machiavelli discusses how a ruler can gain power regardless of his morals. While in The Discourses, he talks about how the public should be implemented into a…

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  • Borgi Cruelty In Machiavelli's The Prince

    Another example of Borgia’s wisdom as a duke can be identified when examining the period of rule after he had taken over Romagna. Machiavelli is especially enthralled by Borgia’s cunning and effective use of cruelty. He even encourages the actions of Borgia to be “imitated” by future princes (29). This example of “cruelty-well-used”, as Machiavelli calls it, is recognized after Borgia notices the civil disunity within his kingdom. The subjects were so used to having their possessions taken from…

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  • Virtuoso Prince Cruelty

    What kind of actions should a virtuoso (skillful) prince take? Well, he avoids using other princes' troops or hiring mercenaries to do his dirty work - such a reliance on outside help makes a prince the helpless victim of fortune. He does not come into power through overt crime, nor does he allow himself to gain a reputation for cruelty - but he is able to use crime and cruelty when he needs to, carefully concealing his guilt. A virtuoso prince will not alienate the people he governs, but he…

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  • The Prince Essay

    European ethnocentrism or superiority, leading to a general distrust of foreigners. His next focus in on the need for able rulers to know about military affairs, mentioning how men are by nature evil and should not be trusted, and that war is inevitable. His outlook on war was likely influenced by the competitive nature of the Italian city states, where he lived, and the general antagonisms in Europe. He states that a ruler who is…

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  • The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

    Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian Renaissance historian, in the novel “The Prince and Other Writings” states that a prince Must have a balance of how he acts towards his people in order to be a successful leader. First, Machiavelli establishes, that a prince can be generous but must be careful, for too much generosity may lead to disorder. Then the author elucidates that a prince must be feared and loved, but to be feared has a greater benefit because humans will break the bond of love when…

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  • The Art Of War: The Meaning Of Chinese Strategic Culture

    opinion virtue and violence could be ideal instruments of ancient Chinese strategists. In the case of modern times it could be interpreted as a strong spirit and a strong leader. Coming back to another great book in Chinese literature, Sun Tzu, The Art of War (Griffith, 1963) execution of strategy should be more fluid and responded very quickly according to the changing conditions of whole strategic situation. The book describes five elements listed below in table…

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  • Visual Argument Essay: The Art Of War

    printed on a newspaper it also has the potential to be something handed out as a flyer. Based on the captions provided the image was designed by the war department and was displayed during the time of World War II. Based on the background knowledge of the photo we can determine that it 's target audience was solider who where fighting in the war. It 's looks like it could of been intended for ordinary people at home but it seems like it relates heavily more to soldiers. This photo is…

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