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Power Power is authority and strength which is any form of motive force or energy ability to act or control When too much power is given a dictatorship government can form in which all decisions are made by one authority In the book Animal Farm by George Orwell the author portrays how Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely Lord Acton Old Major who is a respected animal on the farm had given a speech to stir the animals emotion into rebellion He used his power of respect and trust to persuade the others to pursue the vision in his dream Old Major was so highly regarded on the farm that everyone was quite ready to lose an hours sleep in order to hear what he had to say Orwell 15 Old Majors dream was for the earth to be ruled by animals Old Major strongly believed that animals have only one adversary Man is the only real enemy we have 19 His oration inspired and energized the listeners At this moment there was a tremendous uproar 21 Old Major had all the power and history has proven that dictatorship does not work due to the fact that power leads to corruption in a communism style government The power Old Major held led his friends into taking action in what he desired to do which led to rebellion and future tragedies Power corrupted society and absolute power that is eventually obtained becomes corrupt within Lord Acton From the death of Old Major Snowball Napoleon and Squealer replaced him At first things started off pretty well the harvest was very good the first year and the reading and writing system had helped some but had limited success on others In time the leaders of animal farm started to have mixed feelings Snowball and Napoleon were in constant disagreement An important meeting that was held ended with an astonishing outcome One decision that was
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