Essay on Niccolo Machiavelli

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Niccolo Machiavelli is a great influence on many poloticians, philosophers, and leaders alike. His name has also come into our grammer as Machiavellian or Machiavellism meaning a brutal or realist view of something perhaps not the most moral of methods but it is effective. In Niccolo Machiavelli's day and age he was one of the few that could read and write literacy was left primarily to preists and poloticians. He was oviously a very skilled politician and had a knowledge for the art of war. Today he is remembered as a political philosopher someone who studied polotics enough to come up with the perfect way to be a prince and inspired other poloticians for many years. Niccolo Machiavelli was born in a small town just outside of …show more content…
Niccolo did not beleive in the use of evil for individual gain this was tyranical and was truly immoral to him, evil was to be used to attain state stability and nothing else. Niccolo was a realist he looked at situations without bias, he was not money hungry or a zealot, he looked at a situation as a leader would to have the perfect non-chaotic state. Niccolo Machivelli is a legend to many people today he put in words what needed to be done to be a perfect prince and how to acheive and manipulate power without being of noble birth. Niccolo studied many great leaders in history and was able to write a guide book to success by deciding what these leaders did right and wrong and either improving upon it or creating his own ideas to fill in the blanks. Machiavelli is looked upon as an extreme realist many people refer to something as Machiavellian as if its taking something too far or too brutal. Niccolo machiavelli will be remembered as a great polatician and realist in years to come and his book will influence many more leaders in the future and he will