1. An advocate of government by clerics, since God himself hasn't shown up at any meetings in nearly two millenia; not just a disbeliever in the separation of church and state, but someone who wants the church to control the state.

2. What the left often accuses President George W. Bush of being, despite the dearth of evangelicals, let alone clerics, in his cabinet.
If you want real theocrats, go to Iran.
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A government which is ruled by the combination of religious institution and dictatorial ruler(s).
In 2015, Saudi Arabia is an example of a theocratic dictatorship.
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The hierarchical structure isn't the problem it's that frauds and charlatans aggregate at the top and them bottle-neck the hierarchy in various places in accordance with their ethic. Because you only need to be so competent and I'm friends with this guy and not you.
Hym "The problem is that it's an Associative Theocratic Oligarchy. You're trying to do the same thing they are, just in reverse. 'BuT wE'lL rUlE wItH a GeNtLeR hAnD' and selectively cancel anyone who violates your ethic. In the exact same way. Unless you prove otherwise. In the same way that the enemy of my enemy is not always my friend; The lesser of two evils is still just evil."
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Theocratic fascism can be defined as a political, economic, and religious ideology that promotes the imposition of spiritual laws or cultural beliefs of a nation or territory through a fascist political system characterized by ultra-nationalism, authoritarianism, and autocracy. This political ideology is often associated with an autocratic country or territory that adheres to constitutional laws of theocracy or spiritual leadership.
"I don't like Irans government, I believe it promotes Theocratic Fascism"
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