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Submitted by Arun (United States), Feb 26, 2006 at 13:57

That someone like a Prince Charles, who is paid attention simply because his heredity, and not for any accomplishment (even political dynasties in the US have to win elections, which is not entirely trivial!) shows a deep sickness in British society; the kind of backwardness that we constantly accuse Middle Eastern societies of is manifesting itself here. Even the attention paid to the peccadilloes of Hollywood stars is healthier, at least these people had to put in some effort accomplish something, however ephemeral and valueless we may consider these accomplishments to be (and sometimes they are not).

Prince Charles is a celebration of, an institutionalization of mediocrity, and no self-respecting human should submit to being a "subject" of such a monarch.
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