Tyranny Essay Topics

Tyranny as a Necessary Evil

For the ancients, tyranny is a perversion of moral authority, of the right of legitimate rule, of the right to political representation. Aristotle once said that ‘tyranny is the perversion of kingship’ (Curtis, 1981:81). St. Augustine, in his book, The City of God forcefully argued that the only consequence of tyranny is unjust laws. Medieval… View Article