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One World Goverment

Introduction

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The world has never been more connected than it is now thanks to advances in technology. It has never been easier to travel to different countries or communicate with people from different places all over the world. With this new, more connected world, it has been said that humanity would benefit greatly from just one central government that would be in charge of the entire world. Others are more sceptical, and think that this will result in tyranny and a much worse life for everyone.

Vocabulary

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  • likely (adverb)
  • likelihood (noun)
  • likely/unlikely (adjective)
  • probability (noun)
  • take into account (phrase)

The Question

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Do you think there will ever be a one world government?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to One World Goverment
  • What could the advantages be of a one world government?
  • What could the disadvantages be of a one world government?
  • What do you think would be the best way to elect a leader of this one world government?
  • Who do you think would benefit most from a one world goverment?

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