Al Gore and Saddam Hussein Comparison Essay by -

Al Gore and Saddam Hussein
Comparing their approaches in the context of political theory.
# 1867 | 1,162 words | 6 sources | 2000 | US
Published on Feb 17, 2003 in History (Leaders) , Political Science (Political Theory)

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This essay compares Saddam Hussein and Al Gore to Plato's image of the Philosopher King and Machiavelli's ideal ruler, respectively. It analyzes each man's philosophy and how, through their actions, these modern leaders remain the diluted (more realistic) embodiment of Plato's and Machiavelli's visions.

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