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    Which is the best type of Government

    This might have been done but here goes.

    What is the Best system of government from the point of view of

    A) The Leader's or Rulers

    B) The General Populace

    C) An External (Country) Adversary

    and Why?

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    For me it would be

    A) a plutocracy or government of the wealthy becuase then your rich (yay $$$$$$$$)

    B) a democracy from the peoples view becuase it is kind of fair......???

    C) i would want to be against a communist country becuase they have this fabulous little habit of imploding.

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    Re: Which is the best type of Government

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobson52
    This might have been done but here goes.

    What is the Best system of government from the point of view of

    A) The Leader's or Rulers

    B) The General Populace

    C) An External (Country) Adversary

    and Why?
    B. The old adage is correct: "Two heads are better than one." Governments derive their legitimacy by the consent of the governed; who better to represent the interests of the people than the people themselves?
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    Re: Which is the best type of Government

    Quote Originally Posted by CliveStaples View Post
    B. The old adage is correct: "Two heads are better than one." Governments derive their legitimacy by the consent of the governed; who better to represent the interests of the people than the people themselves?
    Well, the fact that a government of the people is the most legitimate does not mean that it is the most competent...
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    Re: Which is the best type of Government

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobson52 View Post
    What is the Best system of government from the point of view of

    A) The Leader's or Rulers
    Authoritarian, preferably without elections or at least without rapid leader turn-over.

    B) The General Populace
    I'd think it would depend on the society. A particularly religious country in which a secularized government would be anathema to the popular wishes would find theocracy more appealing.

    But generally, some means of having the people's wants become the government's policies would be preferable. Democracy is the most obvious possibility.

    C) An External (Country) Adversary
    An ultraminimalist state.


    My personal view on the best government? I've yet to decide between an authoritarian populist democracy or totalitarian fascist republic. I'm still working out my own beliefs on the subject of political philosophy.


    As to your particular answers:
    A) a plutocracy or government of the wealthy becuase then your rich (yay $$$$$$$$)
    I'm not quite sure that's how a plutocracy works. First you're rich, then you are a leader, not the other way around.
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    Re: Which is the best type of Government

    First you're rich, then you are a leader, not the other way around.
    Sorry bad wording on my part, i actually wanted to say what you said.
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