The State We’re In

An Oligarchy (Greek Ὀλιγαρχία, Oligarkhía)  is a form of government in which power effectively rests with a small elite distinguished by royal, wealth, intellectual, family, military, or religious hegemony.  Such states are often controlled by politically powerful families whose children are heavily conditioned and mentored to be heirs of the power of the oligarchy.

Oligarchies have been tyrannical throughout history, being completely reliant on public servitude to exist.


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