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Would you be happy if the world were ruled by a single government?

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    Chasukposted 4 years ago

    In other words, assuming that the emergence of the New World Order comes to pass, would you be happy to welcome our new overlords?

    1. aguasilver profile image87
      aguasilverposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      No

      1. Paul Wingert profile image79
        Paul Wingertposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Nope

    2. Onusonus profile image87
      Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Only if they get the original line up back together.
      http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/pictures/n/newworldorder/01.jpg

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        Chasukposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        cool

    3. frubblegum profile image60
      frubblegumposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      NOPE! We would all have to learn Chinese and the way I understand it - that is a hard language to learn. Now that I am closing in on fifty it seems a bit late to try and learn a new language. If you think the Chinese wouldn't mind being run by the likes of Harry Reid and President Obama - you're delusional.

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        Chasukposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I live in South Korea, where the Koreans learn English to talk to the Japanese. The Chinese learn English to talk to the Koreans, the Japanese, and the Americans. Singaporeans speak English, and, in India -- the world's largest democracy -- everyone speaks English.

        English isn't becoming the international language, it _is_ the international language.

        1. frubblegum profile image60
          frubblegumposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          That's interesting. I would not like to learn Indian or Korean either. But regardless of whether or not Americans would have to learn any particular language or not the fact is if people had to listen to another culture and receive government from another group other than themselves we would all be on psyche meds. It would change the way everyone felt and it would be all negative. We may be under an illusion of safety with our own people governing us but that reality is the most powerful illusion we have - at the moment. And by the way we have tried this already with the British Empire and the Roman Empire and the Greek Empire before that - they all failed. All that is left is greek salad, olive oil and tobacco. I like them all but come on is it worth all the prozac we will have to take just to fail and come up with a new item on our daily menu. In fact I am going to make a greek sale with olive oil and vinegar and then I'll top it off with a cigarette.

          1. aguasilver profile image87
            aguasilverposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Don't eat the cigarette!

            1. frubblegum profile image60
              frubblegumposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Why Not!  It would be safer!

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            Chasukposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            You might be surprised at the number of expats who "listen to another culture and receive government from another group" without requiring psychoactive drugs.

            1. frubblegum profile image60
              frubblegumposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              I am speaking about Americans who are prone to taking psychoactive medications in the first place as they are advertised on television regularly. And our arrogance would be shattered if we had to listen to another group or authoritarian entity. We generally despise government and politics and Senators and Congressmen. We give Supreme Court justices a pass and Presidents are considered temporary CEO's so we just have to list to them for a little while. But if Chaing Kai Shek was around we would welcome him as Governor of California in a second. Plus Americans really like Chinese food so that helps.

    4. Reality Bytes profile image93
      Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Not even content with the current overlords.

  2. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 4 years ago

    It depends what government model the NWO selects.

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      Chasukposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you for the thoughtful answer. :-)

      I expect that it would be some sort of hybrid government, but a hybrid of what parts, I'm not sure.

      1. Mighty Mom profile image90
        Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I don't imagine the world's citizens will get to vote on their representation. Do you?

  3. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 4 years ago

    By world gvt---if it meant that every citizen of the world had food, healthcare and shelter---yes.

    If it means that every citizen is a serf to world business....no.

  4. Disappearinghead profile image88
    Disappearingheadposted 4 years ago

    It's a nice idea in principle but what kind of government would it be? So called free democratic where you get a bunch of loonies in power because the population are disillusioned with the political games? A theocratic government where the leaders claim to implement God's will but in reality personal freedoms are subjugated? A technocratic government where the people are subservient to the greater good?

    I think the European single currency has demonstrated the folly of such ideas.

    Oh and don't believe those right wing teabags who have interpreted the Book of Revelation to validate their claims of an Antichrist pulling the strings of a NWO/UN single government. It won't happen.

  5. CMHypno profile image88
    CMHypnoposted 4 years ago

    Most governments aren't proving to be that good at running a single country at the moment, so why entrust any of them them with the whole world?

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      Chasukposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      The longest periods of relative peace that the world has ever known were during intervals of "world government."

      Look up Pax Romana.

      1. CMHypno profile image88
        CMHypnoposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        There was a whole lot of world outside of the Pax Romana and even the Romans had continual problems with the Picts, Germans, etc.

  6. EmpressFelicity profile image83
    EmpressFelicityposted 4 years ago

    No - nowhere to emigrate to if said shiny new overlords turn out to be dictators.

  7. skyfire profile image73
    skyfireposted 4 years ago

    No.

  8. SpanStar profile image61
    SpanStarposted 4 years ago

    Sadly we are closer to (one world government) that reality than we realize. Our business connections with foreign countries affects our financial and political operations in our own countries.

  9. janesix profile image59
    janesixposted 4 years ago

    I would welcome them if they uphold women's rights, such as free contraception and boob jobs.

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      Chasukposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Free boob jobs? That's the most bizarre -- and the most humorous -- criterion that I have ever heard.

      Thanks for the smile. :-)

  10. handymanbill profile image62
    handymanbillposted 4 years ago

    no way no how

  11. Eric Newland profile image61
    Eric Newlandposted 4 years ago

    Nope. Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely, and one world government is, by definition, absolute power.

  12. innersmiff profile image79
    innersmiffposted 4 years ago

    A collectivist tyranny on a worldwide scale? No thanks, even small governments have the capacity for great evil, but at least you have the chance to move to somewhere else.

    1. Mighty Mom profile image90
      Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      We still would, but it would have to be an interplanetary move and there are conflicting theories on how hospitable others might be to Earthlings.
      smile

    2. Mighty Mom profile image90
      Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this
  13. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    The more governments the better, for reasons already mentioned.

    Fed-up with a city? Move to another city.
    Fed-up with a county? Move to another county.
    Fed-up with a state? Move to another state.
    Fed-up with a country? Move to another country.
    Fed-up with a planet? Start studying metaphysics...

 
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