• US /ˈɡʌvənmənt/
  • UK /ˈgʌvənmənt/
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  • n. 政府 ; 官廳 ; 內閣 ; 統治 ; 管理 ; 政體 ; 統治形態 ; 統治區域 ; 縣 ; 州 ; 省 ; 支配 ; 官;
  • The government is popular with the people because it lowered taxes
  1. government is like a [condom] in that it allows for inflation, halts production, destroys subsequent generations, protects a bunch of pricks, and provides its constituents with a sense of security while they are actually being screwed.
    ... too many to list. oh yea, government.
  2. A money-driven conspiracy of liars, cheaters, and conartists claiming to control all morality. They assume that they know everything, including the difference between right and wrong, but to not realize how hypocritical they truly are. They will create their own destrution, while their victoms sit and watch them fall.
    Fuck the government!
  3. Something that everyone would be better off if there was less of.
    Don't you just love how the government takes your money and dumps it into the toilet?
  4. the government is you and me and you've all been trained to forget that by the ones pretending to be our masters! turn off the television! it's only there to distract you and to make your mind up for you! They've been telling us how it's going to be... wait a second! were supposed to be doing that!
    The government is us; we are the government, you and I -- Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States. it's still we the people... not we the IRS, not we the Bush Administration! YOU AND ME AND DON'T LET THEM FORGET THAT!!!
  5. Although the government does many things that are unnecessary and only work towards the inconvenience of the general population, I can assure you, society would not function without it.
    You people may despise the government and taxes, but you must realize that roads, hospitals, police, etc. don't come out of nowhere. What? You expect other people to do all these things for you, without you making any kind of contribution?
  6. Something which always has too many flaws and is never perfect
    What would happen under certain governments; Communism: You have two cows. The governemt takes away both, gives you a small share of the proceeds and shares the rest out with the population. Socialism: You have two cows. The government takes away just one and shares it out between themselves and the population Liberalism: You have two cows. The government taxes you slightly on the sale of them Conservatism: You have two cows. You are taxed almost zero on the sale of them, but the agricultural business will be subject to a recession pretty soon anyway Fascism: You have two cows. The government takes away both and shoots you
  7. a person's legal name, as opposed to an A.K.A. or nickname, the avoidance of which is usually preferred by those involved in illegal business.
    "don't be using my government out here in the street like that"
  8. A bunch of evil people who wish to inslave every man, woman, and child.
    The government is made up of a bunch of liars.
  9. In most cases, a centralized administrative and legislative organization that serves to deter, augment, alter, promote and regulate different aspects of the human experience. Government's puport to solve problems arising from "The Problem of the Commons." Areas arise in which the individual actions of persons serve to deplete the general welfare of the rest of society. In such cases, the government has seen it fit to pool resources from across society, to dedicate to ensuring the continued survival of the species and the citizens of that nation or region.
    The American government cured smallpox, broke up monopolies, develop the interstate highway system, insisted upon voting rights for all adults, eliminated usury, preserved massive plots of land for conservation, sent satellites into space leading to modern communication, researched international communication leading to the internet, tripled the lifespan of the average American over the past 100 years, and risked life and limb to provide food for Somalia, end apartheid rule in South Africa, liberate the women of Afghanistan, stop the ethnic cleansing of Bosnia and protect the soveriegn rights of people in Kuwait.
  10. A group of people organized or de- organized (as in the case of anarchy). Popular Form of govenments: Communism- all people's needs are supplied by a strong central government. Everybody is working for the greater good. Its flaws are the most basic of them all. You have no freedom to excel at life and will always be under the rule of the government. etc. Monarchy- all people are under a king/queen/etc. This would work very nicely but it all depends on the ruler at that time. If they oppresse the people or help the people. Democracy- You all know what that is and in modern society it is easy to spot the flaws once again it usually ends with a struggle for power between the political parties but out of all of them. This is the closest to "free society". Anarchy- there is NO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT. I classify this as a government because it works for the commen goal of equality. This is easily the most flawed due to human nature, ignorance, greed and all vices of humans. But beleiving in no government qquals a government. It controdicts it self and creates a pandorax. In order of most likely working in modern society are: 1. - There is No Perfect Government as of yet. 2. Democracy 3. Communism 4. Monarchy 5. Anarchy 6. Tolitarinism (You have no rights, in this form of government)
    Think of it this way --- "All known governments should have its flaws. The piont of humans on this earth is to figure out which one works best"