Mercenary Essays

Qualities of a Good Ruler

In history, the main reason why a nation prospers is because of its leader. The best written piece I have come across on this topic is Niccolo Machiavelli’s book, “The Prince”. A leader should be intelligent, strong, caring and devoted to his subjects. Although people have different opinions in the qualities of a good ruler, all believe that a leader should help his nation grow and thrive. In his book, “The Prince”, Niccolo Machiavelli states his opinions on what makes…

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Compares Adolf Hitler to Machiavelli’s _the Prince_

Adolf Hitler, the self-proclaimed “savior” of the German people. He was an insecure, egotistical man, who ominously controlled the German people. Hitler thought that he could change things with force, which soon got him into trouble, and landed him in jail. During his time in jail, Hitler had turned over direction of the Nazi party to Alfred Rosenberg. Rosenberg edited the party’s newspaper, the Völkischer Beobacter (Popular Observer), but had no administrative ability. As a result, Hitler easily resumed complete…

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