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Machiavelli Continued …

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We had two lively discussions last Thursday on Machiavelli. He is mostly remembered for the words “the ends justify the means” but I don’t believe he actually ever used those words specifically. In his book, The Prince, he develops something of an instruction manual for a Prince who is about to lead his kingdom. There are around ten people in each group competing to share their ideas. I try hard to let everyone have a chance […]

Niccolò Machiavelli

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Tomorrow our U3A Group will be studying Machiavelli. He is definitely an interesting character to consider and I am sure there will be some lively discussion. Consider the following quote: It makes one think in these times when we long for strong leadership based on integrity. Stay tuned for more …