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This is because men are their traditional enemies. Furthermore, Pisthetaerus explains to the birds that they are the original gods, and hence they should reclaim their position by building a city in the sky.
This would blockade the Olympian gods, into accessing the worship of men, and hence force them into submission2. In the context of this text, power means the ability of making other people to be submissive to an individual. Furthermore, it means the ability to reclaim the past glory or honor. That is, the birds were once gods, and hence, they should reclaim their position from the Olympian gods. This concept of power has been extensively discussed in this class. For example, we learn of authoritarian rule, democracies, and tyrannies. All these are different types of powers and authorities exercised by governments.
Democracy, is the rule of many, while tyranny, is the rule of minority, and by force. Authoritarian rule and tyranny are examples of dictatorships. All these are aspects of power. Political power is an aspect that affects the contemporary society3. States are normally encouraged to establish a democratic system of governance. This is because democracy ensures that there is transparency in the governance process. Countries such as United States is a democracy, and it rarely has a good diplomatic relationship with countries that are authoritarian and
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This was an important trade route for the Romans for commerce, cultural activities and for their military to move to various territories that the Romans had conquered in Asia. The western region Asia was also very fertile, and it was a great source of supplies and manpower for the empire.
This paper shall try to answer the questions on theory and ideology within the context of its popular understanding and practical use. It is fairly easy to discuss these concepts as they are defined in our books. But to see them in light of the real-world perspective is a different matter.
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