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Pressing need for World Government and Global Parliament [Barf]
The Daily Pioneer ^ | Saturday, April 3, 2021 | J. L. Koul Jalali

Posted on 04/03/2021 8:02:41 AM PDT by Jyotishi

Pressing need for World Government and Global Parliament

[Caption] A World Government can be established and its Parliament could be elected directly by proportional representation based on population of each member nation

Amid ever-increasing threats facing humanity,

https://www.dailypioneer.com/2021/india/india-serving-humanity-by-providing-covid-vax--modi.html

it's high time to initiate steps at the governance level to make the world a safer place for mankind. The COVID-19 pandemic has provided impetus to the idea of a global democratic government and underlined the necessity of a world organisation to tackle the dangers facing mankind in a more effective manner. These include --- pandemics, stockpiles of nuclear weapons, deadly biological weapons, natural disasters, climate change, loss of control over Artificial Intelligence, terrorism and so on.

It is obvious that these threats cannot be tackled by any country alone and a united action at the local, regional and international levels is required to rid the world of these dangers. Currently, a world body already exists -- the United Nations (UN). Formed after World War II in 1945 to prevent and eliminate recurrence of wars and to maintain peace all over the world, it was also mandated in broader terms to look after some aspects like economic, social and cultural development.

The organisation has been beneficial to mankind in many ways but looking back at its record during the over 75 years of its existence, there is not much to feel proud about. Soon after its formation in 1945, it had to face the Cold War between the Western Bloc and the Soviet Bloc headed by former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) which lasted till the collapse of the Soviet Block in 1991. It could not prevent local and regional wars in the Korean peninsula, Asia, Africa and even in Europe and Latin America. It could not stop Chinese aggression against India in 1962 and the Cuban missile crisis between the then Soviet Union and the US. Mostly because of the Cold War politics and its attitude, it failed to take bold united action. Its response to natural disasters and epidemics at national or international level also fell far short of expectations.

Apart from the Cold War politics, other main causes responsible for the failure of the UN to meet expectations have been lack of its full representative character and its failure to reform itself. Also, the organisation has not restructured itself to keep up with the needs of the changing world. Under these circumstances, its attitude towards enormous problems and threats and deviant forces facing mankind has been almost inflexible. Despite repeated calls by many countries, it has more or less continued with its inequitable representative character. A glaring example of this has been that India, with over 1.38 billion population which constitutes about 18 per cent of the world population, has no permanent representation on its most important decision-making organ -- the UN Security Council. Last year in June, out of the 192 votes cast in the UN General Assembly, 184 countries voted in favour of India for two-year non-permanent membership of the UNSC, which started from January this year. The world body has also to change its responses so that the threats facing mankind are attended to promptly.

The idea regarding the deep structural changes to turn the UN into a democratic World Government, will take more time to come somewhat into shape. Moreover, in a world full of diversities and ideological differences, such an institution will have to be free from biases and prejudices and will have to transcend the diversities and differences to acquire a truly representative and independent character. Recently, with advancements in human civilisation and thought, the necessity for such a global institution has been felt immensely at various stages. After deeper restructuring of the existing world body, contours for a democratic World Government can be established and Parliament of the world body could be elected directly by proportional representation based on population of each member nation.

The challenges facing mankind as also the matters of economic and financial governance can be dealt with in a far better way by a Global Parliament. Such an institution will strengthen democracy, justice and equity throughout the world and help in curbing fundamentalist and the radical ideologies. Proper attention to all threats facing mankind could ensure safety and survival of intelligent life on earth. But for realising it, the member countries will have to shed a few shades of their sovereignty which could democratically authorise and enable such a World Government to prevent deadly nuclear and biological wars at the local, regional or at international levels. At present, there are already scores of organisations in Africa, America, Europe and elsewhere, and some of these are popularly elected. Despite Brexit, the European Union continues to be a best example of such institutions even though at the regional level only. Initially established as an advisory body, it has evolved through decades as an elected representative institution.

Just some time before his death, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking pleaded for establishment of some form of World Government as he apprehended that aggressive instincts of humans could lead to destruction of mankind and hoped that such a Government could prevent the impending doom.

The writer is a journalist, former IIS officer and producer. The views expressed are personal.

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1 posted on 04/03/2021 8:02:41 AM PDT by Jyotishi
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To: Jyotishi

UH...N.O.


2 posted on 04/03/2021 8:05:57 AM PDT by goodnesswins (The issue is never the issue. The issue is always the revolution." -- Saul Alinksy)
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To: Jyotishi

Any relation to LL Cool J?


3 posted on 04/03/2021 8:06:29 AM PDT by NativeSon ( )
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To: Jyotishi

And the conspiracy theorists are having field day with this given to them, it proves what they have long long asserted about one world government, etc., etc. lulz


4 posted on 04/03/2021 8:08:15 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Jyotishi

The idea of a world government IS the No. 1 threat to humanity as of today.


5 posted on 04/03/2021 8:08:31 AM PDT by stevem
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To: Jyotishi

Cranky Walter Cronkite said the same thing. It was his lifetime goal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oFS-KT377M


6 posted on 04/03/2021 8:08:35 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Lean on Joe Biden to follow Donald Trump's example and donate his annual salary to charity. )
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To: goodnesswins
...the United Nations (UN). Formed after World War II in 1945 to prevent and eliminate recurrence of wars and to maintain peace all over the world,

Right, how’s that workin out for ya ?

7 posted on 04/03/2021 8:09:11 AM PDT by NativeSon ( )
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“...directly by proportional representation based on population of each member nation ...”

an with China’s population would rule the world. Good try, but no cigar!!!


8 posted on 04/03/2021 8:09:49 AM PDT by elpadre
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To: cranked

Did circa 70’s dystopic sci-fi teach us nothing!?


9 posted on 04/03/2021 8:10:51 AM PDT by NativeSon ( )
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To: NativeSon

Lulz.

Was just an observation mention. I hit an old conspiracy board from time to time, and yes, they are like revived zealots on this matter of one world government. Kind of hilarious to watch and read.


10 posted on 04/03/2021 8:12:35 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Jyotishi

>>At present, there are already scores of organisations in Africa, America, Europe and elsewhere, and some of these are popularly elected. Despite Brexit, the European Union continues to be a best example of such institutions even though at the regional level only.

This Indian seems ignorant of just what America IS. It is the UNITED STATES of America. The P-U isn’t the “best example”.


11 posted on 04/03/2021 8:13:42 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Lean on Joe Biden to follow Donald Trump's example and donate his annual salary to charity. )
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To: goodnesswins
Just the opposite!

There is a global need to decentralize influences on the lives of individuals and to destroy the stature and position of almost ALL who aspire to careers controlling the lives of others. There should be ZERO stature involved in ANY public office - other than the stature that comes with self-sacrifice, for those who deserve this accolade. Politicians who seek public office and/or control of others as a means to elevate themselves are deserving of public ridicule and humiliation, not stature.

12 posted on 04/03/2021 8:15:11 AM PDT by neverevergiveup
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To: Jyotishi
A World Government can be established and its Parliament could be elected directly by proportional representation based on population of each member nation

Yeah, sure. That way, China and India could rule the world w/o even trying. Human life would be devalued even further owing to a belief in reincarnation and the oh, well, fatalism about this current lifespan.

Sure. And Christianity would be utterly outlawed by two nations which despise it even more than the Left already does.

Works for them but not for me.

13 posted on 04/03/2021 8:15:11 AM PDT by Migraine
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To: cranked

So the Great Reset isn’t being discussed or planned?

This global shutdown as a result of Bill Gates’ Event 201 conference in 2019 didn’t really happen when globlalist leaders of industry sat down to discuss just how to survive a total shutdown?


14 posted on 04/03/2021 8:15:22 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Lean on Joe Biden to follow Donald Trump's example and donate his annual salary to charity. )
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To: NativeSon

His primary concerns were Chinese incursions into India, India not getting a proportional representation on the Security Council etc.

That the UN didn’t stand up to stamp out Global Communist conquest isn’t considered a failing. It’s just part of that “Cold War” the Americans engaged in.


15 posted on 04/03/2021 8:17:05 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Lean on Joe Biden to follow Donald Trump's example and donate his annual salary to charity. )
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To: Jyotishi

My little city’s government can’t figure out how to put asphalt into a hole in the road.

And someone wants government to run the whole world?


16 posted on 04/03/2021 8:17:06 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer”)
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To: a fool in paradise

The ‘Great Reset’ to them is essentially a one world government.


17 posted on 04/03/2021 8:17:51 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Jyotishi
The treacherous, the ignorant, and the gullible knowingly and unknowingly, pushing for Worldwide Totalitarian Government and the end of the exercise of freedom, which will quickly, in the twinkling of an eye, turn into Worldwide Islamic Supremacy, Satan's rule, and millions of heads will roll.

Soon, but not yet.

18 posted on 04/03/2021 8:19:17 AM PDT by Jim W N (MAGA by restoring the Gospel of the Grace of Christ (Jude 3) and our Free Constitutional Republic!)
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To: Jyotishi
Such an institution will strengthen democracy, justice and equity throughout the world and help in curbing fundamentalist and the radical ideologies.

But for realising it, the member countries will have to shed a few shades of their sovereignty which could democratically authorise and enable such a World Government...

Proof positive that the drive to set up a one-world government is now beginning to be brought out into the open. Start with this trial balloon from some obscure writer and then begin to amplify it until it becomes a mainstream discussion before ramming legislation through.

Oh, and that fundamentalist and radical idealogies that will need to be "curbed"? Yeah, that would be Christianity and anything else the Left doesn't like or want to hear.

19 posted on 04/03/2021 8:20:48 AM PDT by Obadiah
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To: Jyotishi

The Daily Pioneer....

The place to go to get all the latest cricket scores!


20 posted on 04/03/2021 8:21:24 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer”)
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