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The idea I'm proposing is a unified global community; The people we've globally accepted as "The smartest" all proposed it, why not us.

It's generally accepted that we are a divided people, but that's a destructive way to shape our future. In my opinion, a globally unified peoples would be able to conquer the most difficult tasks.

One currency, a balanced economy, a global scientific front, ever moving outwards and thinking ahead to the future of our species. If we were to move into space it would be as a whole people, all endeavoring to push the human race into the stars, to explore what we never have, and find the best for our people. Care for everyone, equally. No more losing a loved one to a curable ailment because you simply can't afford a treatment. No war. That explains itself.

As a global community all of these things are reachable. I implore all of you to expand and reason about this. Thank-you for reading.

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  • Jul 4 2012: Excellent points of views. And Brian, yes, I do think collaboration is much better than competition, I am a European citizen and EU is all about collaboration. And like DurĂ£o Barroso said recently in the European Parliament, it was Europe's division and the sense of superiority that led to both World Wars, Napoleon Invasion and so on. Those were Europe's darkest times.

    It was due to a serious planing, working, commitment and the idea of a united Europe that we as a society made huge progress. But that came at a big cost, and now we are seeing a lot of people realizing them. Lost o sovereignty, yes a country can do it's law, but they can't go against the union programs, and we are getting more and more involved.

    A world government would lead to two options:
    - A big assembly, like a Parliament, were decision are made at a small pace, and most time do not coincide to the world necessity or,
    - A dictatorship, were the power is concentrated in a small group of individuals, who can rule at their own pleasure.

    Thank you.
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      Jul 5 2012: Those two risks are why I think we should explore the emergent properties of a global peer-to-peer network to manage our affairs.
      The network can make rapid decisions, but its' lack of central power mitigates against self-interested dictatorship.

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