Sense Of Allegiance
day he used have people send “game”, animals, into the forest and he used
to shot them, this was his favorite diversion. Either the citizens
didn’t like Chandragupta or Chandragupta thought that the citizens didn’t
like him because to avoid assassins, he slept in a different bed every night.
feared the citizens.
After Asoka defeated his older brother he had all of his other brothers
killed and any possible rivals killer, too. Asoka might have felt threatened
because his other
brothers and his rivals might have had control and if he didn’t kill them
too they might have come after him. Asoka thought that his rule was so great
that he people
build pillars for him and engrave his laws and pronouncements throughout
the empire and during social and public gatherings he would have officials
read them so that
everyone remember Asoka and that everyone respect, love, and praise him.
Asoka also cared for the people. He had people build the citizens botanical
cultivate medicinal plants and hospitals for people and animals. And finally
he held parties for the citizens which included eating, dancing, drinking,
performances because he thought they were immoral. But he also created
a new line of officials who went around and made sure that everyone obey
Asoka’s code of behavior. These officials were allowed to do what ever
they wanted to, they were allowed to go into the citizens private lives even
if they were the
emperors brothers or sisters.
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