Throughout all of history, there has never been a single benevolent empire. Yes, some empires may have shown qualities of benevolence, but the keyword here is sustainability. It is impossible to sustain a benevolent empire because the indigenous population cannot be protected nor preserved, its economic needs cannot be supported, and self-government leads to rebellion. Very briefly, a benevolent empire is an empire such that both the ruling nation and native people are never considered oppressed
Leadership has meaning only in an organizational context, and only in the sense of managing within a system of inequalities. Superior-subordinate relationships help to define leadership behavior, and the culture in any particular society influences the nature of these relationships. Two leadership roles are common to all societies, however. The first is the Charismatic role, or the capability to provide vision and inspiration. This is emphasized by transformational leadership concepts. The second
2 C/C topics Compare and Contrast the Old Kingdom of Egypt to the New Kingdom. Similarities Differences Slaves part of the social hierarchy Afterlife and death rituals Pharaohs (one main leader) Pharaohs with more isolated power Focus from architecture to literature More advanced trade on Nile river Compare and Contrast crime and punishments in Nomadic societies to the later societies. Similarities Differences killing
is considered responsible, at least to a great degree, of bringing the Western (then Spanish) culture to the American continent - North and South. So, even now, 500 years after his voyage of discovery across the Atlantic with a crew of sailors yearning for adventure and riches, the debate is still going on. Did he do good, or should he have stayed home and never sailed out from Spain? Did Western (and then Spanish) culture serve a higher purpose... or not? The spread of a particular culture due to
A Post-colonial Study of Heart of Darkness In this paper, Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness will be examined by using a recent movement, Post-colonial Study that mainly focuses on the relationship between the Self and the Other, always intertwined together in considering one’ identity. The Other is commonly identified with the margin, which has been oppressed or ignored by Eurocentric, male-dominated history. Conrad is also conscious of the Other's interrelated status with the Self, but
entertaining movie. A little confusing at first but contains great actors who all seemed to be having a great time creating this film. I find the value behind this movie in the humor brought to light by the actors. This added benefit gives a whole new contrast and dimension from the main story line.