Tag Archives: Machiavelli

Two Kinds of Power

Power as a topic fascinates most people. What is it? How do you get it? Why do you want it? Depending on who you ask, you’ll find a wide range of answers to these questions. Some will say that power … Continue reading

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One View of True Freedom

Most of us have probably been told that the process of letting go is a path toward freedom.  Certainly, when burdened by pain and fear, our hearts will feel heavy, our hopes will be diminished, and we often settle for … Continue reading

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Two Wise Men, One Way To Balance

“Love is a better teacher than duty.” When I first read this quote from Einstein, it immediately struck me as the perfect antidote to the Machiavelli quote, “Is it better to be loved or feared? Since it is difficult to … Continue reading

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