Is Watching You
- Apr 9, 2009
It's maintained as long as they keep the power. If I have a gun, and a bullet proof vest, and all you have is a stick, you'll either do what I say or be killed. If I have enough power do to that to a country, it will stay my country until I lose the power, the people can more power than me, or an outside force with more power forces me out. It's maintained for as long as the person with more power keeps the power.But how long can that be maintained? Even Machiavelli noted the importance of maintaining public support in regards to the survival of any political system, hence why he actually was in favour of republican forms of government(not monarchy, contrary to popular myth).
EDIT: This is too far off track of the thread. I'm going to quit responding here, but will if a new thread is started