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AspiringPhilosopher

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Hello fellow Monarchist sympathizers, I'm Nathan, and I have relatively recently come to believe that traditional monarchy is the best form of government. This is probably because of my interest in history (particularly British), philosophy, and theology. Mix all of these, with hints of madness and reactionary conservatism, and you wind up with a Monarchist.  

I am particularly interested in the British and Russian monarchies, since those are the two monarchies of my ancestral heritage. I support a Traditional English model of kingship, where the monarch holds quite a lot of power, with parliaments summoned for new taxes and momentous legal changes.

Religiously, I'm a strict Confessional Presbyterian. Those are my first principles, and inform me on all issues. I intend to teach theology and philosophy at some point, so religious issues are near and dear to my heart.

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Welcome. While I too probably fall into the category of "traditionalist conservatism" my views are a sight more democratic. Where are you from?
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Thank you. I forgot to mention that I live in Virginia, but I was born and raised on the West Coast USA (California and Washington). As far as democratic, it really depends on the day for me. I go back and forth somewhat, but I tend to settle on stronger monarchies.
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The commons should have a say, but theirs should not be the only say, right?
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"Democracy" as a sole form of government is disastrous, in small dosses it isnt bad.
Oh, and Hello there

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Welcome. As any Queenslaner can attest when you go without a brake on the Lower House the ill seeds of vice and corruption take a fast route through to the top if there was not a Governor (and reserve powers) to stand in it's way, that's for sure.
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Originally Posted by BaronVonServers
The commons should have a say, but theirs should not be the only say, right?


I'm very common and I don't think I need a much of a say at all. As long as I have the freedom of arms,  the mobility of labor and capital, low taxes, minimal to no regulations on business activity and no mandatory religious anything I'll be quite happy to not have a say at all.
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My first thread is already causing a bit of controversy, I see. I'm no stranger to that, but my main point was, as BaronVonServer said, that I think the Commons (and Lords, if there is such a class in your country) should have a say, particularly in taxation, but I don't intend to argue that here.
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I believe in executive constitutional monarchy, that is, a state with both a hereditary monarch and an elected parliament, but where the Sovereign is able to exercise real executive powers independantly rather than serving a purely ceremonial role. However I also believe that different states have different natural government systems tailored to their needs, hence the Czar of Russia customarily exercised more authority than the King or Queen of Great Britain, as Russia is better suited to strong central government. In my opinion, the problem isn't so much with the legislature as when executive powers are usurped from the monarch and given to politicians; that's when you need to start worrying about corruption and an imbalance of power rearing their ugly heads.

By the sounds of it, I think we'll get along fine. Welcome to the forum.

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"Democracy" as a sole form of government is disastrous, in small dosses it isnt bad.


Ah, oh no! Any hint of democracy, even in small doses is bad. Trust me on this one. Give the masses an inch, and they'd be all over you in seconds.
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