Governments In Star Wars V.s. Governments In The Home

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Governments In Star Wars V.S. Governments in the Home In the movie "Star Wars" their exist many different forms of government. In this essay I will be comparing those forms in the movie to the ones found in the home. I will be starting with the most basic form of government and working up to the most complex. The most basic form of government is anarchy, The total absence of government. In the movie the best example of anarchy is Yoda, living by himself on Dagohba without the interference of any one apart from self. An example of this at home would be when children are left at home while their parents are away for any extended period of time. Unlike Yoda though, the children do not live in a total anarchist state for they will eventual have to answer to their parents when they return. The next most primitive form of government is a direct democracy as shown by the Ewoks. The Ewoks probably started out as many small groups that lived separate from one another and grew into what they are now through the evolution theory where, over time banned together in order to provide an easier means to access the necessities of life for the groups. At the time you see them in the movie they seem to be using a tribal form of government where the elders make up the governing body, but let every one else take part in the policy making process. Besides using a tribal form of government they also believe in divine right, or a god given someone the right to rule them as demonstrated by the Ewoks immediate worship of C3-P0 upon sight. This can be compared to any modern family a moving into an apartment along with many other families where there is a manager, but the every one living in the building can have a say of what goes on with the policy for the building. Another basic type of government is a dictatorship where only a small group or one person have control of a group of people. There is two different examples of a dictator ship in “Star Wars”, one is the Emperor's, which will be discussed later, and that of Jabba's. Jabba is a gangster on Lukes' home planet which is controlled by the empire. Jabba has a dictatorship over a small group of people and has a territory in which he has sovereignty, and therefore has all the qualities of a state. He has total control of his area including without having to give to the will of the people he governs.

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