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Unformatted text preview: promises may have also been unable to grant. As such the governing is not as liable for the people expected the unavailable. Once one attains such a prestige it is not as easily transferred. Thus the sovereign may determine the fate of all in the event of passing of all that is governed. One is also exempt from much suffered by constituents. The punishments and accusations are left solely to those beneath. In charge of all law and conflict the powerful seem unlimited. The people may take action against but such is must harder than previously. The governing became absolute. The ruler is laden with all rewards. Honor and right to anything and everything, the only expense of which is the maintenance of the state, the ruler is thus in charge and may do well for those beneath but almost has not motive to do so. If there is limitless pleasure why would it be a desire to care for those beneath who will follow orders either way?...
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- Spring '11
- Political Philosophy