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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    Quote Originally Posted by TOJ View Post
    But if there was a world government, don't you think it would have taxing authority? Then you would be obligated to pay your taxes.

    You know, the old saying 'From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.'

    Yes, we know this saying. We also know what has happened everywhere that government was set up based on it. And you want to do that on a global scale? A global, unchecked version of the Союз Советских Социалистических Республик?

    No, thanks.
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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    With a world government your vote would be more meaningless than it is now, which as a matter of fact, is almost entirely meaningless.
    I can see how well this would go.....
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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    Yes, we know this saying. We also know what has happened everywhere that government was set up based on it. And you want to do that on a global scale? A global, unchecked version of the Союз Советских Социалистических Республик?

    No, thanks.
    Did I say I wanted to do this on a global scale? I may have. I just don't remember.

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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    Quote Originally Posted by Centinel View Post
    That is how it would start, yes.

    But power would centralize, as it always does. Some big emergency would come along, and the SCOTUN (supreme court of the united nations) would approve hitherto unknown powers to the world government.

    Oh, and of course secession would also be declared illegal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    No government, that I am aware of, has a light touch. The nature of government is to grow in power. The nature of just about anything is to grow in power. It's the result of the human creative impulse.
    I think it's important that the government never be more powerful than it's constituents. In the US, each citizen has the right to possess a gun. It's not only because the founding fathers believed in individual defense, but also in the event the citizens need defense from their own government! This was smart and wise. Likewise, the US could never be told to give up its military advantage by any world government either. So each nation/state could maintain its own military, that "ultimately" is under control of individual nation/states. See? Not far different from what we have now. No way would I agree to letting our military fall under "ultimate control" of anyone else. No way, no how. In a hypothetical world government, individuals would need maintain arms just like individuals do in the US do now, or it's a non-starter.

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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    Quote Originally Posted by TOJ View Post
    Damn, I always thought science fiction was fiction and therefore not to be believed.

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    Well it predicted the satellite, mobile communcations etc... its at least something to ponder.

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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    If Science Fiction is to be believed, then not only will world governments become commonplace, but multi-world governments, too. I don't think it's inherently good or bad. But I think it will become a technological imperative.
    Many science fiction stories that talk about world governments and planetary empires create a picture of something not particularly good.

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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chaddelamancha View Post
    One world government is inevitable. How we get there is going to determine whether or not it is successful.



    If this is the way a one world government come to fruition, then we are all screwed.
    That was a disturbing vid.

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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    No. I doubt is a world govt. would do any better than the UN. The UN purpose " of the United Nations is to bring all nations of the world together to work for peace and development, based on the principles of justice, human dignity and the well-being of all people. It affords the opportunity for countries to balance global interdependence and national interests when addressing international problems."

    The UN doesn't work, so I doubt if humans would allow a world govt to work.
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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    Oh God no. Please no. No, just no. Does anyone in support of a world government have any idea of the strife that it would cause? The idea is unreasonable, unrealistic, and completely non-methodological.

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    Re: Do you support a world government?

    Quote Originally Posted by TOJ View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    Yes, we know this saying. We also know what has happened everywhere that government was set up based on it. And you want to do that on a global scale? A global, unchecked version of the Союз Советских Социалистических Республик?

    No, thanks.
    Did I say I wanted to do this on a global scale? I may have. I just don't remember.

    Unless I've misunderstood, you are one of those arguing in favor of a world government.

    And if you support the idea of a world government, wouldn't citing one of the most definitive Communist slogans indicate that you want that global government to be based on Communist principles? We've seen where that leads, albeit on a smaller scale than what we're talking about now.
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