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Of tyranny

Vittorio Alfieri

Of tyranny

by Vittorio Alfieri

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated [from the Italian], edited, and with an introduction by Julius A. Molinaro and Beatrice Corrigan.
ContributionsMolinaro, Julius A., Corrigan, Beatrice.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17311067M

Tyranny turns the archetypal RPG story on its head and allows players to explore a new take on good and evil. The player is not a random villager who rises to power, but an instrumental officer with considerable resources and authority. Use that power to enforce the new status quo, or try to make change from the inside! /5. Etymology. The English noun tyrant appears in Middle English use, via Old French, from the word derives from Latin tyrannus, meaning "illegitimate ruler", and this in turn from the Greek τύραννος tyrannos "monarch, ruler of a polis"; tyrannos in its turn has a Pre-Greek origin, perhaps from Lydian. The final -t arises in Old French by association with the present participles.

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  “On Tyranny” is an expansion of a popular Facebook post on defending democracy that Snyder wrote following the US election. The less-thanpage book comprises 20 Author: Jingnan Peng. Genius of the AND is a concept developed in the book Built to Last. Builders of greatness reject the "Tyranny of the OR" and embrace the "Genius of the AND." They embrace both extremes across a number of dimensions at the same time—purpose AND profit, continuity AND change, freedom AND responsibility, discipline AND creativity, humility AND will, empirical analysis AND decisive action, etc.


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