Want me to give you an example of what could possibly happen when people like you get your way? I doubt you're a big fan of the anime One Piece but I'm sure a lot of folks here are.
See, it's strongly suggested that the world it takes place on used to be one of high technology and scientific advancement. The "Void Century" refers to a hundred years of the world's history that has seemingly gone missing. Bits and pieces of what happened during this time have popped up as the series has gone on, including the existence of robot armies, space travel, and technological super-weapons. The World Government actively hunts down and kills anyone with knowledge of the Void Century. We might assume that whoever founded the World Government didn't like the progress of the modern world, and somehow regressed things to it's current state, one where the society resembles the 17th to 18th century, more or less.
Now, I can state many reasons why this is a bad thing (the World Government is a cruel despotism that is, in many ways worse than many of ours) and while this is a satire, it shows what could happen if revolutionaries with antiquated and backwards ideas ever succeeded.
Indeed, would you prefer going back to 17th Century outlook on gays? When they were hanged, often without trial, alongside witches? You never think of that, do you?
Oh, by the way, that's how the Westborough Baptist Church would have it, if they got their way.
Last edited by Maedar; 15th October 2013 at 11:33 PM.
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