The Usefulness of the British Royal Family

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The Usefulness of the British Royal Family It is becoming more and more apparent that the Royal family is not essential for the running of our country. They are useless figureheads who don't even have two brain cells to knock together, spending billions of pounds of the country's money and whose jobs could just as easily be fulfilled by anybody with half an education! In a recent survey, 100% of responses did not support the British royal family and 87. 5% of them were actually against having a royal family at all. For a start, the hereditary principle is an abomination. Surely it is not right that somebody should be appointed king of a country, simply because of his parents. If Britain is supposed to be a fair and democratic country, then why is it, that simply because somebody is born into a particular family, they should be put into a position of power and wealth? In fact the royal family is the last relic of an unjust political system in which all power is passed on from father to son, rather than through hard honest work. The country has already seen some sense and got rid of hereditary peers, so why have we retained our hereditary queen? If children grow up knowing that they are set up for life, with the country paying for their every need, then why should they strive to achieve? Being born into such a position of wealth and fame clearly screws them up.

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