Posted by Miri Barak on April 11, 2003
I have two sentences which I find difficult to understand. I'll appreciate any help.
1. "There has been a tendency to reduce political power to the actual application of force or at least to equate it with successful threats of force and with persuasion, *to the neglect of charisma*."
I have a problem with the last part of the sentence "to the neglect of charism". Does it mean - to the point of ngelecting charism?
2. "That neglect accounts *in good measure for* the neglect of prestige as an independent element in international politics."
I don't understant the phrase or idiom "in good measure for" and how it is connected to the sentence.
Thank you so much