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... such as harshly suppressing any form of opposition, governing outside of moral boundaries, and possessing complete control. These three reasons alone nullifies any possible advantages to using Machiavelli’s techniques.
The Prince has had a negative influence because of his teachings and beliefs, past Machiavellianism, and modern Machiavellianism. The fact that Machiavelli has had a negative influence on history and society matters to everyone. Through the Prince, Machiavelli has influenced and promoted many of the horrific actions that have been taken by many oppressive and evil rulers throughout history. Although, evil leaders have existed well before the publication of the Prince, Machiavelli does not condemn them, but instead he advocates them. He then make it worst by making it easy for any one to follow. Machiavelli added wood to an already massive fire.
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