Thanks for the Welcome. Benefits of Monarchy.
Thanks for your courteous welcome. Though an American, I am a lifelong fan of the Queen and, living in retirement in Norway, can observe the indirect but profoundly stabilizing effect a monarchy can have on a modern country like Norway. Norwegians may have their party differences, but they all feel loyal to the concept of being Norwegians, and that is, or should be, an effect of monarchy. Monarchs stand ready, I think, to do more by filling an advisory role in government, and parliaments might consider expanding their role in this way to a degree.