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    Re: World government

    Quote Originally Posted by Canell View Post
    Please, feel free to discuss anything related to the idea of world government.
    If you are religious, you don't want the Antichrist ruling over you. LOL.
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    Re: World government

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    If aliens could make it this far, their mostly plausible intention would probably be exploration.
    Getting our natural resources is dumb because all of those are abundant in other empty planets and if the have the technology to get here, they can pull gas, ice and other things to convert them to usable materials.

    Just my take on it.
    But what if they are genocidal maniacs who are following a religious view that only their race is allowed to live Genesis Rising type of deal? I never actually played it but I heard it was decent.
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    Re: World government

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    But what if they are genocidal maniacs who are following a religious view that only their race is allowed to live Genesis Rising type of deal? I never actually played it but I heard it was decent.
    Well, we have Will Smith and Jeff Goldbloom and in reserve we have Sigourney Weaver, Arnold and Danny Glover.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    If you are religious, you don't want the Antichrist ruling over you. LOL.
    But the Bible says it will for some time. (unlol)


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    Re: World government

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    I like it when people think about our lot and try to figure a better system.

    I'm concerned about having a world government that would be difficult to over throw. I'm concerned about any government that can't be tossed out by the people.

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    Re: World government

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    When facing an alien invasion that requires global cooperation to build a space navy to fight off the alien bastards, I don't see another choice.
    Great point. Hadn't really considered the "alien invasion" angle.

    Ok. I'm on board. When do we vote.....??



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    Re: World government

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    When facing an alien invasion that requires global cooperation to build a space navy to fight off the alien bastards, I don't see another choice.
    NAh...still wouldnt work. We saw how well that united under one goal thing lasted in the US in the months following 9-11. People will ALWAYS look for ways to make political gains.

    (and yeah...I recognize and fully appreciate the joking nature of the thought)

    If only we can figure how they managed to become all united in Star Trek and how they put aside human nature, choice, greed, lust for power (while maintaining lust for green women) etc...

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    Re: World government

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    If aliens could make it this far, their mostly plausible intention would probably be exploration.
    Getting our natural resources is dumb because all of those are abundant in other empty planets and if the have the technology to get here, they can pull gas, ice and other things to convert them to usable materials.

    Just my take on it.
    Plus, if they got here, and they were indifferent about our well being, chances are there would be zilch we could do about it. I believe the only way we will ever meet aliens is if they are interested in being friends. Otherwise, they will take whatever they want and we won't ever really understand what hit us.
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    Re: World government

    Terrible idea. Why would anyone want a world gov?

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    Re: World government

    Bring guns, we'll wait for you.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    I am a proponent of world government.

    I am what I would call a "Humanist" or "Globalist".

    It is my belief that eventually humanity must unite on this Earth or we will fail and die out as a species.

    How to achieve planetary government?

    Well it is my belief that it will take time, ALOT of time. The nations of the Earth must reach a relative equal status in order to be able to unite into a world federal government.

    Now if you're some American "AMERICA USA #1 don't take my soveriegnty away" person then don't bother discussing this subject with me, your emotions on the subject are irrelevent.

    Soveriegnty will be a finicky subject at the opening stages of World Government. But it is my belief when I say the Earth will reach an equal status, that technology and the creation of unlimited electrical production will eliminate most of our needs and allow us to pursue our wants. But that's another story all together.

    The structure would essentially make countries "Provinces" or "states" under a planetary government who's mandate it would be to provide peace and security in the world. Meaning that if there's a problem in Ivory Coast, then a planetary detachment would be sent to sort it out.

    But that leads me to my next point. To actually be part of what I have coined as the "World Union" you would have to meet a set of criteria. Habeous corpous, democratic institutions, the allowance of free and fair elections and so on and so forth... those would be the conditions of entry.

    And it is my belief that with all these nations forming together into a United Coalition of World Nations pursuing the idea of a United. Free. Fair. Just and Democratic Earth, that all other nations who were not originally part of the World Union would eventually become part of it, leading to world government who's job it would be to simply look out for the interests of Humanity and not nessecarily decree to a child in Peru that he must Learn Eskimo Poetry about Alaska...

    Of course any institution created by humans has the ability to be broken down, destroyed or twisted.

    But it is my belief that one day the borders shall dissolve, and humanity shall realise that this great planet is too small for us, and we shall then go out... and seek broad, bright new worlds.

    This is a very thin explanation of the things I wish to see, I am actually in the process of writing a manifesto on the subject, and I believe it's actually a workable plan.

    That's the word. I stick to it.

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