That was the model that preceded ours.
To answer the poll: Until we outgrow the need for government, no.
I co sider myself a "practical anarchist". "Without a king" is what should be striven towards. Its not realistic at this point, but that doesn't mean it ahouldnt be the goal.
Many people are followers. Most, probably. They are simply more comfortable being directed.
Took me a LONG time to get my head around that.