Week 2.docx - 1 Stasis 2 No Athenian slaves 3 Hubris is a crime of having excessive domination over someone else Someone who is an aspiring tyrant

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September 13, 20191.Stasis2.No Athenian slaves3.Hubris is a crime of having excessive domination over someone else. Someone who is anaspiring tyrant trying to convert the fellow citizens back to slaves. 4.All citizens may vote thee assembly (Ekklesia). Tyranny and Pisistratus- tyrant does wrong but shows how he/she is doing for the common goodCleisthenes- voting to get rid of an aspiring tyrant. This vote had an effect of removing and avoiding tyranny b/c he or she did not want to be voted out. Decentralized tyranny- limited power, everyone is treated equally, economy was flourishing, cultural production. The only protection you had a citizen was your level of wealth and popularity. If you were not able to manipulate or sway opinions of others, you were vulnerable. These laws did limit violence, but they were compatible with extreme power.Democracy without human rights. Cohen reading Power of the society was in the:EkklesiaBoule (council) Heliaia (court)oNo formal law b/c there is no government. Citizens making decisions. A lot of malleabilityoNo trained judges oAll action is driven by the individual citizen, no form of central authority oJudges would base their judgements on the character of the people speaking, not on the facts b/c there is no way toc heck the facts.

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