Thus shakespeare states that political systems which

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not have joined the enemy if he was more empathic to their requirements and their suffering. Thus, Shakespeare states that political systems which operate under the monarchy rule should also put the needs of the people first. Leadership should not focus on individual gains rather on the benefits that entire populations can receive. Selfishness should not play any role in leadership (O'Neill, 2016). This political view is similar to current times because political leaders who are not working for the people tend to receive great opposition and are often voted out of office. More, Thomas “Utopia” Thomas More was an academic raised by a high society family. His father was a judge, and he was able to obtain an education in philosophy. He was a firm believer in morals and ethics. He wanted also to believe that politics could operate in the same manner. However, he
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SURNAME 6 understood that such a reality was far from attainable. In his work, “Utopia”, he discredits the principle that a perfect government operating within the moral and religious rules was possible. More stated that a good politician was one who understood how the political system operated and learn how to use those same structures to their advantage. Thomas More worked as an advisor to Henry the eighth and he knew that including any academic principles or theories into governance was unlikely to achieve any required results. Thus, from “Utopia”, More identifies the limitations of theoretical concepts when applied in real life. The greed and hunger for power of politicians were likely to discredit any form of teaching that was learnt in any book. Therefore, his political view tended towards adaptation rather than effecting any lasting change in the nation. The title for his literary work, “Utopia”, signifies this position since utopia is a situation where right and wrong are in perfect balance. This kind of situation is unachievable and Thomas More had already accepted his limitations to effect any change and, therefore, resigned to the common practice of politics. More became a serious critique of any writer or political activist that declared perfection in governance was reachable. His experience in the political system from an early age had already provided him with enough evidence to understand that politics will never be fair or perfect. The people have to conform to the rules of the game or else they will keep on suffering due to the actions of the ones that rule. This situation relates to many activists over the years who have tried to change the way the political system operates. Many have given up due to the futility of the act. Even though some actions can instigate positive changes, ultimately the system often adjusts back to its basic position where injustices are ignored as long as the rulers continue benefiting (O'Neill, 2016).
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SURNAME 7 Work Cited O'Neill, Daniel I. Political ideologies and the democratic ideal . Taylor & Francis, 2016.
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