Entertainment What would you do with absolute power and you were considered a God on earth?

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  1. dawg

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    I have been reading a lot lately about the roman empire. Of course Rome was a Republic for hundreds of years until Julius Caesar opened the door for emperors. His great nephew Augustus Caesar is considered the first true emperor.

    Augustus was loved and he didnt act like a God he called himself the first citizen. However, that was not the case for those that came after him. Rulers like Tiberius and Caligula.

    what would you do if your word was law and you could do anything you wanted and have people killed just because you didnt like them?

    also, which emperor is your favorite?
     
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    Liberty, unlimited and complete liberty, liberty in every field of human endeavor. – Gustave de Molinari

    Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus
     
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    I'd like to think that I'd make America Great Again, and the world would be a better place for it, but I'd probably turn into a maniacal despot like everyone else in history has when given power.

    "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men." - Abraham Lincoln during the landing at Normandy in 1967.
     
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    Absolute power absolutely corrupts even those with the best intentions. The emperor after Augustus was a pedophle and had free rein to do whatever he wanted because his word was law. Caligula after Tiberius had the best of intentions but crashed and burned with absolute power.

     
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    Three strikes and you're outta there

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    drug dealers (cocaine and harder dead)
    child molesters dead
    rapist dead
    no guns
    animal abusers - heavy heavy prison
    free school all levels
    no immigration 0.0
    take down, china, Russia, north Korea etc....

    PROSECUTE, JAIL OR EXECUTE ANY AND ALL POLITICIANS THAT WORKED AGAINST THE INTEREST OF THE USA

    protect the animals of Africa

    round up every non European in europe illegally and send them back to wherever

    and for fun take away all of howards money amd properties for a year and see if beth stayed them give them back
     
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    Big Biscuit Well-Known Member

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    I'd buy the world a Coca Cola because high caloric sugar water apparently solves most of our problems.
     
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    Well, at least you are honest.
     
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    Constantinople.
     
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    Come to think of it i would rather be a Pharaoh. They were considered true God on earth.
     
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    I mean Constantine.
     
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    BROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
     
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    Constantine tried to make himself a God to the people.
     
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    DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWG
     
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    Ice cream. The answer is ice cream.
    I would open Farrell's ice cream parlors all over the world.
    Long live the Zoo.
    Think about it. No one is ever unhappy at an ice cream parlor.

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    This is my favorite emperor:

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    So was Joseph Smith for that matter. In the end, it just gets you dead like everyone else.
     
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    I'll tell you what I wouldn't do... wait for the damned left turn arrow! :mad:
     
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    You may be on to something, Bob Farrell just bite the dust a few months ago. Long live piles and piles of ice cream!
     
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    Would you be willing to live in the times of the Pharaohs and have their horrible life expectancy to do it though? The personal hygene alone would make me think twice about it, nevermind not having the internet or ice cream.
     
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    Yup, when you have that kind of power people want to take it from you. Family and fiends become enemies.