Day 16 Machiavelli notes from Jay

My reply is one ought to be both loved and feared but

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Unformatted text preview: ive qualities I listed earlier, but he must seem to have them… So you should seem to be compassionate, trustworthy…” [world of appearances… is this Facebook?] 55: Why behave this way? “…men judge more by sight than by touch…” “Everyone sees what you seem to be; few have direct experience of who you really are.” “…only the masses count…” 60: genderedness of virtue: was Alexander killed because he “…was thought effeminate… and blamed for being under the influences of his mother….”? 2. Does one have to be “evil” to be good? 9- 10: “People should either be caressed or crushed.” [If you plan to hurt someone, make sure you aren’t setting yourself up for a revenge] 11: wars are inevitable; if you put them off, then you are inviting problems “...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2014 for the course COCI C1101 taught by Professor Khan during the Fall '08 term at Columbia.

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