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Which form of government is the most successful?

Poll ended at Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:54 am

Aristocracy
0
No votes
Communism
3
7%
Democracy
5
12%
Dictatorship
6
14%
Monarchy
12
28%
Parliamentry System
7
16%
Republic
10
23%
 
Total votes : 43

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Which form of government is the most successful?

Postby Farror » Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:54 am

Which form of government is the most successful? After reading a post about anarchy I want to find out what people think is the most successful government type and why.

I didn't add anarchy because even though it sounds great it would never last past a month. And there are a lot of other forms of government but I picked the most used/on top of my head.

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Postby Gonfoss » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:00 am

Looking at that list most of them have failed at some point so.... I'll go with the one that hasn't fucked up as much.


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Postby Hairless Kitten II » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:04 am

Which form of government is the most successful?

A Maurepasy!

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Postby Maurepas » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:06 am

Hairless Kitten II wrote:Which form of government is the most successful?

A Maurepasy!

There's something familiar about that form of government.....I just cant quite put my finger on it, :eyebrow:

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Postby Thuristian » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:07 am

Cthulhu would be a successful form of government.
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Postby Redslavia » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:09 am

The type that has Robot Nixon.
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Postby Burchadinger » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:12 am

Farror wrote:Which form of government is the most successful? After reading a post about anarchy I want to find out what people think is the most successful government type and why.

I didn't add anarchy because even though it sounds great it would never last past a month. And there are a lot of other forms of government but I picked the most used/on top of my head.

Live with it. No form of government is the most successful. Why? Because they all have their Pros and Cons.
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Postby Farror » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:15 am

Maurepas wrote:Define "successful"...


Meaning which one hasn't failed as a government, or simply which one logically makes more sense to better the lives of civilians and hasn't failed them.... a lot.

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Postby Lunatic Goofballs » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:18 am

We haven't tried an all clown government yet. Well, at least not intentionally. ;)
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Postby Burchadinger » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:18 am

Farror wrote:
Maurepas wrote:Define "successful"...


Meaning which one hasn't failed as a government, or simply which one logically makes more sense to better the lives of civilians and hasn't failed them.... a lot.

You're talking of a Utopia. And utopia's are only dreams, or imaginary places which are perfect.
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Postby Farror » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:19 am

Burchadinger wrote:
Farror wrote:Which form of government is the most successful? After reading a post about anarchy I want to find out what people think is the most successful government type and why.

I didn't add anarchy because even though it sounds great it would never last past a month. And there are a lot of other forms of government but I picked the most used/on top of my head.

Live with it. No form of government is the most successful. Why? Because they all have their Pros and Cons.


Yeah but which one has more pros then cons? Actually I should be asking which one has cons that aren't severe.

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Postby Maurepas » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:19 am

Farror wrote:
Maurepas wrote:Define "successful"...


Meaning which one hasn't failed as a government, or simply which one logically makes more sense to better the lives of civilians and hasn't failed them.... a lot.

Then there isnt one...

One that went the longest without doing so would probably be Imperial China, and it was a Monarchy...

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Postby Burchadinger » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:22 am

Maurepas wrote:
Farror wrote:
Maurepas wrote:Define "successful"...


Meaning which one hasn't failed as a government, or simply which one logically makes more sense to better the lives of civilians and hasn't failed them.... a lot.

Then there isnt one...

One that went the longest without doing so would probably be Imperial China, and it was a Monarchy...

ABSOLUTE Monarchy. And these days, the world is different, and you don't talk about Absolute monarchies.
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Postby Epicnopolis » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:23 am

Maurepas wrote:
Hairless Kitten II wrote:Which form of government is the most successful?

A Maurepasy!

There's something familiar about that form of government.....I just cant quite put my finger on it, :eyebrow:

*Sits down next to Maurepas, and puts his index finger on him.*

OK. I am literally putting my finger on what is Maurepasy!
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Postby Burchadinger » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:24 am

Farror wrote:
Burchadinger wrote:
Farror wrote:Which form of government is the most successful? After reading a post about anarchy I want to find out what people think is the most successful government type and why.

I didn't add anarchy because even though it sounds great it would never last past a month. And there are a lot of other forms of government but I picked the most used/on top of my head.

Live with it. No form of government is the most successful. Why? Because they all have their Pros and Cons.


Yeah but which one has more pros then cons? Actually I should be asking which one has cons that aren't severe.

Their all equal, no questions asked.
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Postby Maurepas » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:28 am

Epicnopolis wrote:
Maurepas wrote:
Hairless Kitten II wrote:Which form of government is the most successful?

A Maurepasy!

There's something familiar about that form of government.....I just cant quite put my finger on it, :eyebrow:

*Sits down next to Maurepas, and puts his index finger on him.*

OK. I am literally putting my finger on what is Maurepasy!

IM A GOVERNMENT!? Awesome! :)


Im gonna get something to drink...*puts in a request*, *Writes bill*....*gets told his kidneys are Socilaizts*....this isnt as great as I originally though it was, :meh:

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Postby Sibirsky » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:33 am

Where is the "they all suck equally" option?
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Postby Yamatoya » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:34 am

Farror wrote:Which form of government is the most successful? After reading a post about anarchy I want to find out what people think is the most successful government type and why.

I didn't add anarchy because even though it sounds great it would never last past a month. And there are a lot of other forms of government but I picked the most used/on top of my head.


Despots are the only ones who know what is good for their country! (maybe ?) :lol:

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Postby Gerechtigkeit fur Mann » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:40 am

Question: are not absolute monarchies, dictatorships, and autocracies all the same thing with different trappings? I mean monarchies are not even always hereditary: Holy Roman Empire, many of the small german city-staes, Polish Empire, Imperial Russia at times.
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Postby Snifkowoland » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:43 am

Early XIX century Great Britain - it was great system of balance between Aristocracy, Democracy, and Monarchy (House of Lords, House of Commons, King).
Because all these groups had to cooperate, there was no chance of either despotism or tyranny of majority - it was 1st worldpower, an Empire under the sun. When it democratized completely in second part of XIX century it started to fail apart.

PS: Whats a difference beetween democracy, republic, and parliamentary system? And why there is a only one "monarchy" they were as much diverse as republics
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Postby Maurepas » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:45 am

Gerechtigkeit fur Mann wrote:Question: are not absolute monarchies, dictatorships, and autocracies all the same thing with different trappings? I mean monarchies are not even always hereditary: Holy Roman Empire, many of the small german city-staes, Polish Empire, Imperial Russia at times.

are not Communism, Republics, and Parliamentary systems the same thing with different trappings? I mean Republics are not even always democratic: North Korea, hereditary ruler, Communist Party, yet called a Democratic Republic.

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Postby Querinos » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:54 am

I put down Democracy due to conditioning, but thinking it over Constitutional Monarchies seem relatively stable and long lasting.

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Postby Sibirsky » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:58 am

Maurepas wrote:
Gerechtigkeit fur Mann wrote:Question: are not absolute monarchies, dictatorships, and autocracies all the same thing with different trappings? I mean monarchies are not even always hereditary: Holy Roman Empire, many of the small german city-staes, Polish Empire, Imperial Russia at times.

are not Communism, Republics, and Parliamentary systems the same thing with different trappings? I mean Republics are not even always democratic: North Korea, hereditary ruler, Communist Party, yet called a Democratic Republic.


People's Republic. Which is propaganda.

People's Republic, also especially in other languages Popular Republic, is a title that has often been used by Marxist-Leninist governments to describe their state. The motivation for using this term lies in the claim that Marxist-Leninists govern in accordance with the interests of the vast majority of the people, and, as such, a Marxist-Leninist republic is a people's republic. Many of these countries also called themselves socialist states in their constitutions; Albania, for instance, used both terms, "socialist" and "people's," in its official name from 1976 to 1991. Opponents[who?] of Marxism-Leninism argue that the name "people's republic" is merely used for propaganda purposes.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People's_Republic
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Postby Maurepas » Thu Nov 26, 2009 2:03 am

Sibirsky wrote:
Maurepas wrote:
Gerechtigkeit fur Mann wrote:Question: are not absolute monarchies, dictatorships, and autocracies all the same thing with different trappings? I mean monarchies are not even always hereditary: Holy Roman Empire, many of the small german city-staes, Polish Empire, Imperial Russia at times.

are not Communism, Republics, and Parliamentary systems the same thing with different trappings? I mean Republics are not even always democratic: North Korea, hereditary ruler, Communist Party, yet called a Democratic Republic.


People's Republic. Which is propaganda.

People's Republic, also especially in other languages Popular Republic, is a title that has often been used by Marxist-Leninist governments to describe their state. The motivation for using this term lies in the claim that Marxist-Leninists govern in accordance with the interests of the vast majority of the people, and, as such, a Marxist-Leninist republic is a people's republic. Many of these countries also called themselves socialist states in their constitutions; Albania, for instance, used both terms, "socialist" and "people's," in its official name from 1976 to 1991. Opponents[who?] of Marxism-Leninism argue that the name "people's republic" is merely used for propaganda purposes.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People's_Republic


Thats the idea, I was parodying his nonsensical statement, ;)

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