Machiavelli

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  1. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    When you disarm your subjects, you offend them by showing that either from cowardliness or lack of faith, you distrust them; and either conclusion will induce them to hate you. — NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI
     
  2. slabertooch

    slabertooch New Member

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    That sounds like it is from "the Prince". I am reading that in the evenings and just recently finished "The Art of War", by Sun Tzu. I regard both documents very highly, especially "The Prince".