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A solution to all political problems?

Skepsikyma
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4/30/2013 5:08:22 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
May I present catocracy, the newest revolution in governance:

http://www.cnn.com...
"Partout ou vous verrez un autel, la se trouve la civilisation."
- Joseph de Maistre -

"We permit our jaded intellects to play with drugs of novelty for the fresh sensation that they arouse, though we know well there is no good in them, but only wasting at the last."
- Hilaire Belloc -

Virtutem videant intabescantque relicta
Wnope
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4/30/2013 5:32:13 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Not as new as you think:

I urged that kings were dangerous. He said, then have cats. He was sure that a royal family of cats would answer every purpose. They would be as useful as any other royal family, they would know as much, they would have the same virtues and the same treacheries, the same disposition to get up shindies with other royal cats, they would be laughably vain and absurd and never know it, they would be wholly inexpensive, finally, they would have as sound a divine right as any other royal house. ... The worship of royalty being founded in unreason, these graceful and harmless cats would easily become as sacred as any other royalties, and indeed more so, because it would presently be noticed that they hanged nobody, beheaded nobody, imprisoned nobody, inflicted no cruelties or injustices of any sort, and so must be worthy of a deeper love and reverence than the customary human king, and would certainly get it.
- Mark Twain, Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court
dylancatlow
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4/30/2013 5:37:36 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
"His biggest political rivals would be other local businesses that would hate that he comes over and takes a nap and leaves fur everywhere. They aren't big fans of him," Farrar said. "We usually say, 'You have to deal with it. He runs the town.'"

lol