Niccolo Machiavelli was born in the 16th century. He is called the father of modern political

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Niccolo Machiavelli was born in the 16th century. He is called the father of modern political theory. He was also historiographer, a diplomat and an author. Some of Machiavelli’s conventions were “Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius” which was his discussions on what how he viewed issues inside of the Roman Empire and another on of his writings that he was famous for was the Seven Books of the Art of War. (Kreis 2013). In Niccolo Machiavelli’s book “The Prince” Machiavelli teaches how to gain and maintain power, but he also speaks teaches human nature and pursuing unethical opportunities in order to achieve your desired goal. Hence the term “Machiavellian behavior”. (Spark Notes Editors, 2002) Machiavellian Behavior is…show more content…
The American people were told the Iraq war would be over quick and within their estimated cost for the war, but combined with the war in Afghanistan it added $1.4 trillion dollars to our national debt. (Boyle 2013). BSN3504 Week 3 Assignment Conclusion I believe that everyone has used the Machiavellian behavior style at some point in their life. Parents who have children who do not follow their rules will know what will work best in their homes to handle the situation. I am certain that some form of action will take place, whether it is taking the car keys or taking the cell phone from them. Reality of the matter is that parents want their children to respect them and the rules of their home. I will finish with a quote from Machiavelli “he who wants to be obeyed, must know how to command!” (Kreis 2013). BSN3504 Week 3 Assignment References Boyle, M. (2013, March 11). How the US public was defrauded by the hidden cost of the Iraq war. The Guardian. Dedication. To the Magnificent Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici. Machiavelli, Niccolo. 1909-14. The Prince. The Harvard Classics. (n.d.). Retrieved March 2014, from http://www.bartleby.com/36/1/1002.html http://www.bartleby.com/36/1/1002.html. (n.d.). Retrieved from SparkNotes Editors. (2002). SparkNote on The Prince. Retrieved

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