Hello all. My name is Eric. Here in Australia there is a push by some to change our constitution from a monarchy to a republic. I am a constitutional monarchist. I like the idea of a head of state above politics, whose vocation is to represent and symbolically unify what is best in a community of people.
Is it a coincidence that constitutional monarchies are mostly to be found in more stable societies?
Although its a pipe dream, I'd like to see more countries, particularly in Europe, reintegrate their monarchic traditions into contemporary democratic institutions.