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‘Germany needs moral guidance of a monarchy’
TheLocal.de ^ | 6 Jun 13 15:36 CET | Jessica Ware

Posted on 06/07/2013 8:46:46 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Germans might not know it, but they desperately need the moral guidance of a reinstated royal family, the great-great grandson of the last Kaiser, Prince Philip Kiril of Prussia, told The Local’s Jessica Ware in an exclusive interview.

“Subconsciously, I think young Germans wants something they can orientate towards,” said Prince Philip. The 45-year-old father of six may work as a Protestant vicar, but he has become one of the loudest voices out of those who want to see Germany revive its monarchy.

Since Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated in 1918, the country has been without a monarchy. But Prince Philip believes that a royal family with divine right conferred by God could offer Germany what it is missing.

“When a leader answers to himself, and not God, an atheist-led country ends in disaster. Look at Hitler, Pol Pot and Stalin,” he told The Local. Religion “tames the selfishness naturally present in all of us.” …

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Germany; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: kaiser; monarchy; philipkiril; zuguttenberg

1 posted on 06/07/2013 8:46:46 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

No, they need the moral guidance of a fuhrer.

What’s the difference? And where will they find these angel monarchs to manage society?


2 posted on 06/07/2013 8:55:08 AM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: Olog-hai

Talk about a special-interest lobby.....


3 posted on 06/07/2013 8:56:52 AM PDT by proxy_user
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To: Olog-hai
"When a leader answers to himself, and not God, an atheist-led country ends in disaster. Look at Hitler, Pol Pot and Stalin,” he told The Local. Religion, “tames the selfishness naturally present in all of us.”"

Yes, because we all know that no king ever "chosen by God" was ever evil. They were all good and righteous men [/sarcasm]
4 posted on 06/07/2013 8:59:10 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, cause it worked out so well last time!


5 posted on 06/07/2013 8:59:27 AM PDT by catman67
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To: Olog-hai
kaiser wilhelm photo: Kaiser Wilhelm II WilhelmII.jpg
6 posted on 06/07/2013 9:02:10 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Olog-hai
He must have come across the same epi of "Hogan's Heroes" that I did last night.

Schultz says something in half-pandering to a visiting "royal": "Germany was much better off under an emperor."

(Then the expected "What am I saying?" after remembering he's under The Third Reich.)

7 posted on 06/07/2013 9:02:10 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Olog-hai; annalex
Ping To You Annalx!


8 posted on 06/07/2013 9:06:52 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Olog-hai

The intent of an “upper” and “lower” chamber of a representative body is to have the INTERESTS REPRESENTED laid out publicly and quite clearly.

The wealthy, powerful, influential people of society are represented by the upper chamber, whereas the “ordinary citizens” who do not have much wealth, power or influence individually are represented by the lower house.

Each viewpoint is important, but both must be taken into account when a government makes decisions.

The interests of the “ordinary citizens”, however, can become completely neglected if their representives in their chamber become beholden to wealthy, powerful interests.

What’s even worse, if powerful interests are able to operate secretively behind the scenes of both chambers, the result can, in essence, become a “captured state”.

A free press that is independent of any such secretive influences, which has and exercises a sufficient capability of investigative reporting, as well as an educational system and cultural and artistic environment that is free as well are necessary to prevent brainwashing of the public.

Both chambers must act in the best interest of the nation, which is not the case when powerful transnational interests are influencing them in ways that the public is not aware of or is powerless to prevent.


9 posted on 06/07/2013 9:07:40 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Olog-hai
But Prince Philip believes that a royal family with divine right conferred by God could offer Germany what it is missing.

What it is missing is God and a sense of what it means to be a nation under God.

But a king by divine right isn't appointed by parliament. If God chooses you then you simply are king and a whole series of consequences flow from that. Just remember that kings aren't hired, they emerge usually from out of tragedy and chaos. Its not something to aspire to.

“All people are born equal but some are born to lead, and others to follow. This is not a human made concept, but a God-made one.”

Maybe, but being "leader" isn't a job with salary and benefits you apply for and are hired for. If you are a leader, then lead. You don't wait for HR to check your references and then call you back, you lead.

Eventually, the country will need more than its finances and infrastructure being taken care of. It needs spirituality and religion and without God, Prince Philip added, saying Germany was running the risk of putting too much importance on money.

Without God, Germany like any country runs the risk of sinking into tragedy.

He's a vicar. If its a job, then he has his salary. If he has been called to it, though, then he has already been called to lead. He has a Disneyesque image perhaps of what it means to be a king. He may or may not understand he has already been handed a stage on which to act out his role and lead.

11 posted on 06/07/2013 9:12:07 AM PDT by marron
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To: Olog-hai

If Germany wants a king, it can have ours.


12 posted on 06/07/2013 9:20:22 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, a “moral” king is just the ticket, since the moral guidance of Christianity has all but disappeared from the German landscape and replaced with a mix of secular humanism and islam.


13 posted on 06/07/2013 9:27:04 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Olog-hai
Dancing Queen
14 posted on 06/07/2013 10:13:23 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Olog-hai

the inbreeding and moonbarking mental illness inherent in their royal families brought down some of the other monarchies in Europe

no thanks!


15 posted on 06/07/2013 10:13:38 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Olog-hai

People long for some meaning or purpose in their lives. When you reject those things that gives such meaning, such as belief in God, you have to find meaning in human beings or institutions. Germany, just as all of Europe, is suffering from a spiritual rot. It is desperate to find something in which to believe. I could you give several anecdotes from my years of living in Germany to make my point; however, I found that the new religion in Germany is environmentalism. Eventually, they will tire of that, and they may become monarchist. Who knows?


16 posted on 06/07/2013 10:26:29 AM PDT by Nemoque
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Maybe he’s right—Russia could use a Czar right now.


17 posted on 06/07/2013 11:33:15 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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18 posted on 06/07/2013 11:36:06 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: Olog-hai
Yeah, because it should be one people, one government, one leader. In German, "Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer!"

Has a kind of catchy rhythm to it, doesn't it? And a sort of familiar sound.

19 posted on 06/07/2013 11:38:00 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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What’s the difference?

Legitimacy. The monarch owns his country's infrastructure. An elected leader merely takes temporary care of it after they looted the monarch's property.

20 posted on 06/07/2013 8:57:48 PM PDT by annalex (fear them not)
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To: Olog-hai; KC_Lion
“When a leader answers to himself, and not God, an atheist-led country ends in disaster. Look at Hitler, Pol Pot and Stalin,” he told The Local. Religion, “tames the selfishness naturally present in all of us.”

He makes a good point, but he could make another point. A monarch always works in the national interest because he is by virtue of his office a father of the nation. At this point Europe is filled with democratic governments that represent anyone except the nation that elected them. Same applies to America of course, but we at least have the excuse of not having a legitimate monarch.

21 posted on 06/07/2013 9:03:46 PM PDT by annalex (fear them not)
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