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=== No government ===
 
=== No government ===
This world <section begin="0"/>has no well-defined government structure.  
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This world <section begin="0"/>has no well-defined government structure. It is an [[Anarchy]].
 
* In many cases, tribal, clan or family bonds predominate.  
 
* In many cases, tribal, clan or family bonds predominate.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Pantocracy or Chaos.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Pantocracy or Chaos.''  
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=== Company or Corporation ===
 
=== Company or Corporation ===
This world <section begin="1"/>has a ''Corporate or Company'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="1"/>has a ''Corporate or Company'' [[government]]. It is a [[Corporate Polity]].
 
* Government is by a company managerial elite and citizens are typically company employees.  
 
* Government is by a company managerial elite and citizens are typically company employees.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
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=== Participating democracy ===
 
=== Participating democracy ===
This world <section begin="2"/>has a ''Participatory Democracy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="2"/>has a ''[[Participatory Democracy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by advice and consent of the citizen.
 
* It is a government by advice and consent of the citizen.
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Democracy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Democracy.''  
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===  Self-perpetuating oligarchy ===
 
===  Self-perpetuating oligarchy ===
This world <section begin="3"/>has a ''Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="3"/>has a ''[[Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by a restricted minority, with little or no input from the masses.  
 
* It is a government by a restricted minority, with little or no input from the masses.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
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=== Representative democracy ===
 
=== Representative democracy ===
This world <section begin="4"/>has a ''Representative Democracy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="4"/>has a ''[[Representative Democracy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by elected representatives.  
 
* It is a government by elected representatives.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Republic.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Republic.''  
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=== Feudal technocracy ===
 
=== Feudal technocracy ===
This world <section begin="5"/>has a ''Feudal Technocracy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="5"/>has a ''[[Feudal Technocracy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.  
 
* It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
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=== Captive government ===
 
=== Captive government ===
This world <section begin="6"/>is a ''Captive Government or Colony.''  
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This world <section begin="6"/>is a ''[[Captive Government]] or [[Colony]].''  
 
* It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.  
 
* It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Vassal State.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Vassal State.''  
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=== Balkanization ===
 
=== Balkanization ===
This world <section begin="7"/>has a ''Balkanized'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="7"/>has a ''[[Balkanized Government]].''
 
* No central ruling authority exists. Rival governments compete for control.  
 
* No central ruling authority exists. Rival governments compete for control.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Balkanization.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Balkanization.''  
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=== Civil service bureaucracy ===
 
=== Civil service bureaucracy ===
This world <section begin="8"/>has a ''Civil Service Bureaucracy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="8"/>has a ''[[Civil Service Bureaucracy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by agencies employing individuals selected for their expertise.  
 
* It is a government by agencies employing individuals selected for their expertise.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
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=== Impersonal bureaucracy ===
 
=== Impersonal bureaucracy ===
This world <section begin="9"/>has an ''Impersonal Bureaucracy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="9"/>has an ''[[Impersonal Bureaucracy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by agencies which are insulated from the governed.  
 
* It is a government by agencies which are insulated from the governed.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Oligarchy.''  
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=== Charismatic dictatorship ===
 
=== Charismatic dictatorship ===
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This world <section begin="10"/>has a ''[[Charismatic Dictator]]'' an dis a [[Charismatic Dictatorship]] [[government]].
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* It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.
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* The typical power source of this government is a ''Popular Autocracy.''
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* The typical power structure of this government is an ''Empire.''
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This world <section begin="A"/>has a ''Charismatic Dictator'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="A"/>has a ''[[Charismatic Dictator]]'' an dis a [[Charismatic Dictatorship]] [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.  
 
* It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Popular Autocracy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Popular Autocracy.''  
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=== Non-charismatic dictatorship ===
 
=== Non-charismatic dictatorship ===
This world <section begin="11"/>has a ''Non-Charismatic Leader'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="11"/>has a ''Non-Charismatic Leader'' with a [[Non-charismatic Dictatorship]] [[government]].
 
* It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.  
 
* It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Unpopular Autocracy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Unpopular Autocracy.''  
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<section end="11"/>
 
<section end="11"/>
  
This world <section begin="B"/>has a ''Non-Charismatic Leader'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="B"/>has a ''Non-Charismatic Leader'' with a [[Non-charismatic Dictatorship]] [[government]].  
 
* It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.  
 
* It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Unpopular Autocracy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Unpopular Autocracy.''  
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=== Charismatic oligarchy ===
 
=== Charismatic oligarchy ===
This world <section begin="12"/>has a ''Charismatic Oligarchy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="12"/>has a ''[[Charismatic Oligarchy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by a select group, organization, or class enjoying overwhelming confidence of the citizenry.  
 
* It is a government by a select group, organization, or class enjoying overwhelming confidence of the citizenry.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Popular Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Popular Oligarchy.''  
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<section end="12"/>
  
This world <section begin="C"/>has a ''Charismatic Oligarchy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="C"/>has a ''[[Charismatic Oligarchy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a government by a select group, organization, or class enjoying overwhelming confidence of the citizenry.  
 
* It is a government by a select group, organization, or class enjoying overwhelming confidence of the citizenry.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Popular Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Popular Oligarchy.''  
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===  Religious dictatorship ===
 
===  Religious dictatorship ===
This world <section begin="13"/>has a ''Religious Dictatorship'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="13"/>has a ''[[Religious Dictatorship]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a [[government]] by a religious minority which has little regard for the needs of the citizenry.  
 
* It is a [[government]] by a religious minority which has little regard for the needs of the citizenry.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Unpopular Autocracy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Unpopular Autocracy.''  
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<section end="13"/>
 
<section end="13"/>
  
This world <section begin="D"/>has a ''Religious Dictatorship'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="D"/>has a ''[[Religious Dictatorship]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a [[government]] by a religious minority which has little regard for the needs of the citizenry.  
 
* It is a [[government]] by a religious minority which has little regard for the needs of the citizenry.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Unpopular Autocracy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Unpopular Autocracy.''  
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=== Religious autocracy ===
 
=== Religious autocracy ===
This world <section begin="14"/>has a ''Religious Autocracy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="14"/>has a ''[[Religious Autocracy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a [[government]] by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.  
 
* It is a [[government]] by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Supreme Autocracy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Supreme Autocracy.''  
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<section end="14"/>
 
<section end="14"/>
  
This world <section begin="E"/>has a ''Religious Autocracy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="E"/>has a ''[[Religious Autocracy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* It is a [[government]] by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.  
 
* It is a [[government]] by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Supreme Autocracy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is an ''Supreme Autocracy.''  
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=== Totalitarian oligarchy ===
 
=== Totalitarian oligarchy ===
This world <section begin="15"/>has a ''Totalitarian Oligarchy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="15"/>has a ''[[Totalitarian Oligarchy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* Government by an all-powerful minority which maintains absolute control through widespread coercion and oppression.  
 
* Government by an all-powerful minority which maintains absolute control through widespread coercion and oppression.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Supreme Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Supreme Oligarchy.''  
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<section end="15"/>
 
<section end="15"/>
  
This world <section begin="F"/>has a ''Totalitarian Oligarchy'' [[government]].  
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This world <section begin="F"/>has a ''[[Totalitarian Oligarchy]]'' [[government]].  
 
* Government by an all-powerful minority which maintains absolute control through widespread coercion and oppression.  
 
* Government by an all-powerful minority which maintains absolute control through widespread coercion and oppression.  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Supreme Oligarchy.''  
 
* The typical power source of this government is a ''Supreme Oligarchy.''  

Latest revision as of 12:08, 19 July 2019

Government Synopsis Paragraphs (2017-19)[edit]

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No government[edit]

This world has no well-defined government structure. It is an Anarchy.

  • In many cases, tribal, clan or family bonds predominate.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Pantocracy or Chaos.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).


Company or Corporation[edit]

This world has a Corporate or Company government. It is a Corporate Polity.

  • Government is by a company managerial elite and citizens are typically company employees.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.


Participating democracy[edit]

This world has a Participatory Democracy government.

  • It is a government by advice and consent of the citizen.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Democracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State.


Self-perpetuating oligarchy[edit]

This world has a Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy government.

  • It is a government by a restricted minority, with little or no input from the masses.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.


Representative democracy[edit]

This world has a Representative Democracy government.

  • It is a government by elected representatives.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Republic.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State .


Feudal technocracy[edit]

This world has a Feudal Technocracy government.

  • It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.


Captive government[edit]

This world is a Captive Government or Colony.

  • It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Vassal State.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Federation .


Balkanization[edit]

This world has a Balkanized Government.

  • No central ruling authority exists. Rival governments compete for control.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Balkanization.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).


Civil service bureaucracy[edit]

This world has a Civil Service Bureaucracy government.

  • It is a government by agencies employing individuals selected for their expertise.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State.


Impersonal bureaucracy[edit]

This world has an Impersonal Bureaucracy government.

  • It is a government by agencies which are insulated from the governed.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.


Charismatic dictatorship[edit]

This world has a Charismatic Dictator an dis a Charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Popular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is an Empire.


This world has a Charismatic Dictator an dis a Charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Popular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is an Empire.


Non-charismatic dictatorship[edit]

This world has a Non-Charismatic Leader with a Non-charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


This world has a Non-Charismatic Leader with a Non-charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


Charismatic oligarchy[edit]

This world has a Charismatic Oligarchy government.

  • It is a government by a select group, organization, or class enjoying overwhelming confidence of the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Popular Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony .


This world has a Charismatic Oligarchy government.

  • It is a government by a select group, organization, or class enjoying overwhelming confidence of the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Popular Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony .


Religious dictatorship[edit]

This world has a Religious Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a religious minority which has little regard for the needs of the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


This world has a Religious Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a religious minority which has little regard for the needs of the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


Religious autocracy[edit]

This world has a Religious Autocracy government.

  • It is a government by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Supreme Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


This world has a Religious Autocracy government.

  • It is a government by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Supreme Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


Totalitarian oligarchy[edit]

This world has a Totalitarian Oligarchy government.

  • Government by an all-powerful minority which maintains absolute control through widespread coercion and oppression.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Supreme Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


This world has a Totalitarian Oligarchy government.

  • Government by an all-powerful minority which maintains absolute control through widespread coercion and oppression.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Supreme Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


Hiver Committee[edit]

This world has a Hiver Committee government.

  • Government by a small committee, a sept, which maintains distributed control through widespread popular support and manipulation.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Pantocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Anarchy.


Droyne Hierarchy[edit]

This world has a Droyne Hierarchy government.

  • The communities and government of this world have been stable for thousands (perhaps hundreds of thousands) of years. Government is hereditary. Confidence of the citizenry as human governments would measure it is a nonissue, as the droyne citizenry never challenge this arrangement in the way humans might.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.