Examples Of Modern Forms Of Tyranny

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Do you agree that modern forms of tyranny owe more to the philosophy of Plato than to the politics of Aristotle?

Prompt 1:

In many cases, modern day philosophers and political scientists study the work of Plato and Aristotle. While both have notable ideas, they are also adapted from each other, and are interpreted differently in our modern day lives. I tend to agree that modern forms of tyranny are more based off of the philosophy of Plato than the politics of Aristotle.

For Plato, tyrants were very interesting, for he observed that the way they ruled went against traditional moral boundaries, but they were also innovators and controlled their population the way many others could not. It is said that Plato researched and understood that early tyrants
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