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Lit What types of government has the EU not shown yet?

Discussion in 'Literature' started by Ghost, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. Ghost

    Ghost Chosen One star 7

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    We've had Republics, Empires, a Confederacy, a Confederation, a Federation... we've had royal dynasties (Fel Empire & Hapans), we've had aristocratic ruling families (the Chiss & the Hutts), we've had collectivist hive-minds (the Killiks), we've had theocracies (the Yuuzhan Vong), etc.

    Are there any types of government that the EU has not shown yet? (or at least not featured in any of the main stories?)
     
  2. AdmiralNick22

    AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I am still waiting for the EU to show a properly functioning democracy. Force knows it is LONG overdue. In the mean time, I will keep the torch lit. [face_flag]

    --Adm. Nick
     
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  3. FatSmel

    FatSmel Jedi Knight star 3

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    i doubt such a thing exists, that would suit your definition
     
  4. The Loyal Imperial

    The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Every kind conceivable but those mentioned above. The possibilities are, theoretically, limitless, after all. Government by the old, government by foreigners, government by merchants, government by laborers, government by numbers (we've had that - Givin, actually), government by lottery, government by machines, government by prophecy, etc.
     
  5. King of Alsakan

    King of Alsakan Jedi Master star 4

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    A kritarchy? Maybe have Judge Dredd show up in the SW-verse:)

    Can't think of much else that hasn't been shown. I am always hoping for some more good monarchies and aristocracies.
     
  6. Gorefiend

    Gorefiend Chosen One star 5

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    Chandrila and Esseles? Which are both apparently so deeply democratic they keep annoying others with it, unless we are talking about a semi direct democracy like the Swiss have, which afaik we really have not seen.

    Depends on the legal system, as in the only know „real“ kritarchies on earth are usually tribal societies (as the rule by judges in old Israel is properly fictional), so the Ewoks might actually have one ;)
     
  7. King of Alsakan

    King of Alsakan Jedi Master star 4

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    [face_laugh], preachy democracy in SW is always something I can do without

    Is there anymore detailed info on Esseles, outside of Coruscant and Core Worlds, in terms of their government? I know it is listed as representative democracy in the "modern" SW era, but they have such an Imperial/Monarchy feel to me from their past local empire
     
  8. Gorefiend

    Gorefiend Chosen One star 5

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    Democratic earth nations also love to do it, so why would whole planets be any different. :p
    Far Orbit and the Ringali Shell article might have some more background on it, though I won’t be able to check until Sunday. I also always felt that if there was a planet that would be a lot like Great Britain it would properly be Esseles.
     
  9. King of Alsakan

    King of Alsakan Jedi Master star 4

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    The Great Britain analogy is what admiralnick said too. Sounds about right to me. I guess they could always be as much of a democracy as Alderaan seems to be.
     
  10. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord Force Ghost star 8

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    TCW did seem to be trying to give the Confederacy a "British" flavour, with Parliament, and its look.