Unformatted text preview: body.” (T) “The state is not physical power as an end in itself, it is power to protect and promote the higher interests. Power must justify by being applied for the greatest good of mankind. It is the highest moral duty of the state to increase its power” (T). “Only the truly great and powerful states ought to exist. Small states are unable to protect their subjects against external enemies.” (T) “The idea of perpetual peace is an illusion supported only by those of weak character.” (T)....
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- Fall '08
- Sovereign state, highest moral duty