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he also exercises power over him by
influencing, shaping or determining his
very wants. Indeed, is it not the supreme
exercise of power to get another or others
to have the desires you want them to
have—that is, to secure their compliance
by controlling their thoughts and desires?
(p. 23). In real world, when ppl = threat to leaders, leaders use force (ex. Tiananmen Square,
Churchill & The Blitz - 13k Brits killed by Nazi bombs - Churchill knew that Hitler had said
no bombs will fall in Germany-So Churchill dropped bombs on Germans in the middle of
Berlin which caused Hitler to bomb London - in theory Churchill wanted him to drop bombs
on cities instead of factories) • In each and every single case of Megamurderers (Stalin, Hitler, Mao, etc) the majority of those killed are citizens of their own
country -- why?? ◦totalitarian governments where leaders have huge amount of power & some perceived threat from followers ◦killing own civilians = one way to maintain control - possible explanation for genocide? 4...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2014 for the course COMM 109 taught by Professor Reid,s during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08