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The Ends Justify the Means

The Ends Justify the Means

This is perhaps the most direct Machiavellian theme in "Death Note." Light Yagami, the protagonist, believes his actions, however morally questionable, are justified because they serve a greater good: creating a world without crime. Machiavelli, in "The Prince," argues that rulers must be willing to be cruel if it means securing power and stability.

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"Death Note," a popular anime and manga series, presents a wealth of themes that echo Machiavellian concepts, particularly those related to power, morality, and the nature of leadership.

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