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Unformatted text preview: article, The Qualities of the Prince, which is compiled of many of his thoughts. He believed a prince (one in power) will remain in power with the use of force, and the avoidance of hatred from his people. He believed it was not necessary to be loved, but often to be feared. However, being hated by everyone can cause a downfall. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. displayed the same beliefs in his letter titled, Letters From a Birmingham Jail, which he used towards his up rise in being powerful and recognized. However, Machiavellis Prince used his beliefs to stay in power and rule his people. In contrast, King uses these beliefs to be powerful and become recognized. Both figures have inspiring thoughts of how to achieve a certain goal, that goal being to become recognized. When the ideas from both writers are infused together they create perfection....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course ENG en102 taught by Professor Habershaw during the Spring '08 term at Fisher.
- Spring '08
- The Prince