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"Despotism is government by a singular authority - either a single person or tightly knit group - which rules with absolute power."
George Bush.
by deathtobees February 18, 2004
 
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The worst form of government in Civilization 3. You suffer from massive amounts of corruption and waste, and any square producing more then 2 commerce, food, or shields produces one less. Research your way to Republic or Monarchy ASAP.
Despotism sucks!
by Elite December 13, 2003