Is The Monarchist Approach On Government The Right Way?

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Sally Lutchman CLDV 210 Essay III Is the Monarchist Approach to Government the Right Way? Julius Caesar violated the laws of nature in a number of ways, the amount of awards and honors that he accepted against the Senate. The autocratic position of the “perpetual dictator” he took. His overconfidence position leading to complacency. Defiance of Roman laws by the dissolution of powers of the Senate. Dictatorship used only during exceptional times of crisis, not for absolute control. On the other hand we have the conspirators reasons; “if our lives are endangered by plots or violence, any and every method of protecting ourselves is morally right.” True law is right reason in agreement with nature, it is of universal application,” “the administration of government, ought to be directed to the good of those who confer, not of those who receive the trust.” Locke highlights the “perpetual dictator,” in Caesar through his acquisition of trust from the people of Rome. Caesar thought that he was untouchable, and escaped assassination. He, gained the Romans trust, and was a dynamic and forceful leader with a privileged position. With this in mind, Caesar played on its merits for his ultimate goal of becoming the supreme ruler of the Roman Empire, which is totally opposite to the Republic. As per Locke, his analysis of the main characteristic of the state is that of freedom. People are supposed to act as they see fit with
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