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From the Merriam Webster Dictionary the word power means the ability to act or produce an effect There exist different kinds of power to justify Some leaders and rulers use kindness to establish trust in people who gains power and control Some uses mercy as their power To be an ideal leader one must be like how Niccol Machiavelli describes in The Prince writing a Prince who would maintain his position to have learned how to be other than good and to use or not to use his goodness as necessity requires Machiavelli 36 This states that a leader must learn to understand what is the right way or wrong way to do things An example of a prince that exists in the modern society is Oprah Winfrey She uses her voice and ideas to inspire people Winfrey is able to look upon different issues from different perspectives Winfreys exercise of power - communication between people is the ethical justification that influences the whole nationGrowing up from in the urban city of Kosciusko Mississippi Winfrey had experience the dirty reality of the society Around her teenage years Winfrey was allegedly sexually abused by friends of family and relatives and even gave birth to a premature baby who died right after birth Even though she went through a harsh period of time after moving back to her strict father she was able to maintain her good grades and was even being able to skip two grade levels higher Winfrey did not have the luxury and opportunities that many have now Yet going a rough childhood Winfrey was able to stand back up and redeem her understanding of human values This allows her to understand the different perspectives of peoples views With care and understanding Winfrey gains many audiences support which corresponds to what Machiavelli states he must entirely disregard the reproach of crueltyno army can be held together or kept ready for every emergency
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