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The Idea of a World Hegemony



It seemed almost natural for the state that Alexander creates in the universe I helped bring to the public eye be called The Hegemony and that he be the Hegémon, not Emperor. The thing is, it has attracted a little more controversy that I had anticipated. You see, it seems that I didn't do all my research. It also appears that the word "Hegemony" has some controversial and 'anti-American' undertones in today's world. One, of course, knows that the words 'socialist' or 'communist' in America are synonyms for for evil...the idea of equality, I think. Odd things is, as you'll see, that's just where the idea came from. It's changed since then...

So, what is a Hegemony? Well, there are four types, according to most sources I could find;

  1. Cultural; when the culture of the dominant society will influence and become the norm, influencing the development of all societies it is in contact with. Funnily enough, the modern example of this is The United States (more later)!