Principles Of Power

Principles of Power: The principles of conservation, efficiency, legitimacy, prudence, internal lack of freedom, antifortissimo principle, the principle of secrecy. 1. conservation principle: the government will not voluntarily leave, the power fighting; important – retention and multiplication of power by all possible means; 2. principle of effectiveness: having the power of man is not inclined, do not succumb to the difficulties and circumstances, he copes with them, it is not peculiar to contemplation and indecision, he is a man of initiative, he needs to work and not talk about it, 3. principle of legitimacy: shows that the best means to retain power – have continued support of this society legitimacy – acceptance of that power a majority of people, 4. principle of the internal lack of freedom: a person with authority does not belong to himself, his freedom of choice is limited; in nature and society is no true freedom, as have power because of the pressure of circumstances. Power and lack of freedom are inseparable, subordinate to each other; one exists thanks to another 5. precautionary principle: realism and accurate account of political activities achieved prudent execution authority "golden rule" (to provide maximum freedom and minimum government targets disturbing influences on him by the subjects of government).

Only in this case we have self-control power, its natural development; 6. antifortissimo principle: the power of authority fall short of government forces. Violence – a last resort to keep power, to which resort when all other methods tried and the use of violence – is proof of the weakness of political authority, proof that its legitimacy is lost 7. the principle of secrecy: the prevention of exposure of powerful people, the use of all kinds bluff, which allows the authorities to distance themselves from the masses and hide the true purpose, which is seeking this authority.

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