Major Post #7
Protestocracy:
  • The form of government resulting in view that if a policy has critics, it does not pursue the common good
  • Those critics are not to go on and gossip and complain at bear. Every man views himself as a perfect prime minister, and the manager of the national representation in sports.
  • The attitude show how it can be done better prevails
In practice, anyone who calls a demonstration automatically becomes in charge of government... Until a next demonstration is called

Likely outcomes: early on, many individuals with various different views try to present their ideology. Any imposition of ideology is however challenged ; ultimately either the government stabilizes on a non-ideological stewardship, or you get the military protesting and establish a junta.
 
Pygmalionism
Based on the ideas of the Irish man George Bernard Shaw in the play Pygmalion.
Social reform through language.
All accents and dialects are abolish and everyone is forced to speak a standard version of the language through the use phonetics to prompt social mobility, reduce class division and equal opportunity for all.

That could have problem in China due to the written language there.
 
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Protestocracy:
  • The form of government resulting in view that if a policy has critics, it does not pursue the common good
  • Those critics are not to go on and gossip and complain at bear. Every man views himself as a perfect prime minister, and the manager of the national representation in sports.
  • The attitude show how it can be done better prevails
In practice, anyone who calls a demonstration automatically becomes in charge of government... Until a next demonstration is called

Likely outcomes: early on, many individuals with various different views try to present their ideology. Any imposition of ideology is however challenged ; ultimately either the government stabilizes on a non-ideological stewardship, or you get the military protesting and establish a junta.
It's common for demonstrations to be met by simultaneous counter-protests. What do you do then?
 
It's common for demonstrations to be met by simultaneous counter-protests. What do you do then?
The organizers of the first protest are going to be in power for a very short period of time until they are ousted by the counterprotesters
 
Major Post #8
Safavidism

Safavidism was created as a theocratic ideology by some clergy from Qom in the 1870s, which claimed that the Safavids were Sayyid descendants and thus rightful leaders of the Muslims, the Twelvers in particular. All the Twelvers were obliged to swear loyalty to the Shah of Shahs of Persia as long as it were the Sayyids. Helping in favor of the Shah meant that the Twelver community would become stronger and grow further. It rejects all forms of Republicanism in Persia while supporting it Shia majority regions outside Persia as possibls allies/sattelites of Persia as long as it was in combination with Sharia Law. Communism, Nationalism and Liberalism were seen as devilish creation rejected. The Shahs government would be lead by the clergy and Sayyids in particulars to ensure a pure Islamic society. Private property was respected as long as the people give 25% donation from their income as tax. Industries were to be left for state use only. In theory this would mean that the Shahs power would be reduced just as a constitutional monarchy but instead of MP's with the highest clergy of the country. The Shah was used as a symbolic amir of the Twelvers of the world. Unlike the reactionary or conservatives, these theocrats were in favor of certain modernisation to keep the State free from foreign threats and give aid to supporters.

The Safavid Shahs saw Safavidism as an undermining movement of radical clergy to turn the Shah into a puppet and persecuted it as late as the 1990s until the ideology died out due to the declining religiosity. Safavidism was replaced by other forms of theocratic ideologies in the 1920s. It never got more suport than 5% of the Shia Clergy in Persia. The largest support base was however among Indian Shias which used it as a "justification of war" against the Europeans and Mughal Emperor in India, with 33%.

The Ottomans, Mughals and the British persecuted the organisation outside Persia.
 
It's common for demonstrations to be met by simultaneous counter-protests. Whatdo you do then?
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  1. Monday Communist party of Country calls a demonstration.
  2. Tuesday: Alt-righters make a rally and install themselves
  3. Centrists and greens who dislike call another rally on Wednesday
  4. Thursday sees a conservative activist protest these liberals
  5. Friday has the workers go on strike for poor wages
  6. Saturday sees a local populist wanting power take the streets
  7. Sunday has power-oriented individuals grab power..
 
Anarcho-liberalism (Vicky II shout out), based on the political philosophy of Jakob Mauvillon, Herbert Spencer, Auberon Herbert, etc. Essentially, a 19th century antecedent to anarcho-capitalism before it was a thing. In order to become a legitimate ideology, I reckon some point of divergence where a more radical candidate took control of the British Liberal Party over say, Gladstone.
 
Major Post #9
For my version of a Tory America/FWOAN universe, and a very different French Revolution and Civil War, instead of “left” and “right” ideologies, the best I could come up with are “Imperialism” and “Nationalism.” Basically
  • Imperialism promotes a strong projection of the military abroad, and free trade at home. It supports the supremacy of the Imperial Congress/Diet over the several Parliaments in foreign and interregional affairs, an independent Imperial Navy funded by tariffs and seignorage of the American dollar, jus soli citizenship throughout the Empire, uniform traffic laws, electric standards, university examinations, unannounced global atomic energy inspections and colonization of outer space.
  • Nationalism promotes a local military independent of the Empire and economic protectionism. It supports supremacy of Parliament in all matters, with the Imperial Congress/Diet a mere diplomatic forum, a local navy funded and controlled by Parliament, a freely floating dollar for each Realm, jus sanguinis citizenship, local traffic laws (to the point of left- or right-hand traffic!) and transmission of electricity, independent universities, atomic controls free from international visits and a veto on spaceflights over the country.
I will be posting more details in the future.
 
Freudism. A political ideology designed by Sigmund Freud saying psychologist should lead a nation on psychological principles and that every other ideology failed becuase it failed to take humans as they are. Religions want people to be more moral, Democracy demands people be more rational, and communism demands they be more selfless.
 
Is democratic totalitarianism an ideology? You get to choose your leaders, they have a limit to how long they can be in charge, but have absolute authority during this. Though I only think the democratic part could survive if there was some sort of personal honor and respect that would prevent the dictator from breaking the system. Think how in the Roman Republic you can be dictator for 6 months, and surprisingly enough almost all of them stepped down when their time is up
 
Think how in the Roman Republic you can be dictator for 6 months, and surprisingly enough almost all of them stepped down when their time is up
That did eventually fall apart though but it might be able to work for some time, the roman republic lasted pretty long.
 
Major Post #10
Laconophilia
The guiding philosophy of Militarist France, Laconophiliacs primary ideological goal is the 'resurrection' of Spartan culture and society through universal life long universal male conscription, perpetual military buildup and a brutal eugenics program. Like the original Sparta, Militarist France's obsession with their own military buildup has stunted their society and economy since the end of their Civil War 40 years ago. The massive French army relies on a large army of slaves (mostly comprised of Italians, Germans, Hugenots, and 'Blood Criminals' to support the armed forces). This structure means that France has great success in short engagements (like the Seizure of Northern Italy) but is unable to support itself in drawn out campaigns (Like the English and Spanish Wars).

Jombooism
The term draws its name from the Mandingian cultural figure Maamajomboo. During the Wars of Resistance against the colonial powers political and military leaders adopted his visage and persona so that they could reintegrate themselves into society should their rebellions fail as well as allowing Maamajomboo to rise from the dead multiple times during the Wars of Resistance greatly boosting the morale of the Madinga while demoralizing their enemies. To this day we do not know everyone who was taken up the identity of Maamajomboo or who currently leads the Mandingian Republic under that moniker. Nor is Mandingia the only nation to embrace Jombooism the collision of folklore and telepolitics has led to similar anti-colonial uprisings lead by King Arthur (England), Hong Gil-dong (Goryeo-Manchu) and Koschei the Deathless (United Slavia).

Alternate Historicism
While not the only feature of the current Hawaiian society, Alternate Historicism is one of the most commonly referenced social policies when discussing why Hawaii under the Mahalo Regime is one of the most totalitarian societies on Earth. As stated by the Hawaiian government, the goal of Alternate Historicism is to, "ensure that the hearts of our children will sing with eternal thanks to their ancestors for protecting their beautiful nation" (this theme of eternal thanks is why Hawaii's government is called the Mahalo Regime). In the real world this policy is an attempt to decolonize Hawaiian society in a single generation by teaching children that their nation has been involved in a might struggle to protect themselves from the outside world that only ended shortly after they were born rather than try to teach them the actual history of their country. While children are separated from things that might give them opposing ideas (such as accurate history books, foreign languages, and in some cases their own parents). The first generation to live under Alternate Historicism are currently 15-16 years old, what few soundbites we can get from their classes seems to reveal that they know almost nothing about the outside world and firmly believe that Hawaii has been a rich and feared independent state since their crushing victory in the War of Global Imperialistic Aggression almost 500 years ago, despite that not being true. Despite concerns over the Mahalo Regime, the success of the United Ainu Kingdoms homeschooling program, utopian societies and the rise of telestates means that Alternate Historicism will likely remain a minor political ideology for the foreseeable future.
 
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Major Post #11
Ultra-Calvinist Nationalism

The Calvinist notion that those who are saved and those who are dammed have been predetermined by God is taken to a nationalist extreme, in which all those who have been elected by God should be unified under one state, based on the legal and spiritual systems of the Republic of Geneva during the rule of Calvin and his followers. According to Ultra-Calvinist Nationalism, it is the role of this state to export the faith in order to convert others who were determined to be saved. This must come at any cost, whether through peaceful conversion or through military force.

Fanonism

Based on the works of Franz Fanon, Fanonism concerns itself with violent overthrow of colonialism but also with removing it's remnants (for instance White cultural and social norms) to create a truely post-Colonial society. It emphasizes the nurturing of national and pan-national cultures, political and economic self-sufficiency, indigenous institutional structures, but also the adoption of Western concepts in order to compete in a Western-dominated world in order to push forward with the process of decolonization. Fanonists were the main force behind the creation of the pan-African language, Frato.
 
I don't think it fits a ideology, more like a cult - but the idea of a group that believes life is pain and the universe is imperfect, so the logical course is to kill everyone. Kinda like angry gnostics with more nihilism.

And by everyone, they mean everyone. And everything. Because of the theory of evolution stating that life can arise from chemical reactions, they can't "just" kill everyone. No. They have to destroy the universe to render it unfit for life.

So this leads to some weird group of strangely cheery and scientifically-interested people whose entire cause ammounts to the destruction of all all reality, gleefully studying and working and research and fighting, while singing songs to the end of all life and the universe.
Sounds like SEELE from Evangelion.
 
English Socialism
Pan-Anglo-Saxonism: A formal name for the ideology that calls for English speaking peoples to grow closer together and to form a single nation at its most extreme/optimistic. I don't consider this a new ideology, so mcuh as just a name for what already exists in OTL for all those who call for a united Anglosphere.

English Socialism(EngSoc): An ideology developed in Britain in reaction to the rising power of Germany, as well as a result of the inequality amongst the British masses. It called for Britain to throw off its old Norman influence, in the form of its upper classes and monarchy, and to instead embrace a more explicitly Germanic identity, while also seeing that all English are treated equally. This would also mean removing the non-Germanic influence in the English language,renaming cities, taking more "German" sounding names, and also joining Germany in an alliance. This movement would particularly pick up speed in the aftermath of the Anglo-German War, which would see the UK broken up into its constituent nations, while also not being treated to badly by their German occupiers. It also really helped that the British Government, Royal Family included, had already left Britain a year before and had been leading the nation in a failing war, that they are often blamed for starting, from afar in Canada. In terms of economy, English Socialism is basically the OTL Nordic Model, though it still goes for rather Brutalist aesthetics that one would not find out of place from the OTL Eastern Bloc. In terms of government, English Socialism still calls for a democratic nation, though it to be more accessible to the regular people and to not just those who can afford to campaign elections. When it comes to religion, EngSoc is about as tolerant to religion, in public, as the French in OTL are, though otherwise it doesn't bother much with it.
 
Major Post #12
Might I recommend we get some Threadmarks?

the ideology below is one that, if I ever had the time, I would love to make into it’s own thing, but it essentially exists as a “third way” between Romanticism and the Enlightenment. Just to be clear, below isn’t my views on the military (I am a pacifist), but a generalisation of a trend counter to the other two dominant movements.

Martialism

This ideology starts in an AH Cromwellian England where the Major Generals are more popular. Over time, a distinct ideological trend in the Anglo sphere comes into dominance, which essentially rationalises the military as the ideal over the state, nation etc. This isn’t in the same sense as militarism say, for Prussia (which was a distinctly romantic militarism), or for Bolivarian regimes (which was a distinctly enlightenment militarism), nor is it the belief in military rule as a temporary state of order.

Martialism views the nation state and the kingdom (in most cases) as a political fiction, believing that political power is only meaningful in relation to the ability to enforce it and that it is a military which solely defines and/or uplifts a person in meaningful terms and thus is the most important arbiter for rights. Citizenship is most deserving for those who enable the rights of citizens (the military), Conscription is seen as empowering and a martial lifestyle is the most virtuous because of it being the only one where an individual acts to uphold morality in real terms.

in short, think Agrarianism but with an emphasis on power (as opposed to tradition or liberty) as the ideal and with the soldier in place of the farmer.

Forms of Martialism

Democratic: A democratic martialism could rely on something similar to that of Starship Troopers, or be akin to a Jeffersonian democracy. Voting isn’t about the structure of society, but is instead for the establishment of military judges/tribunals who represent the citizens wishes in a senatorial fashion.

Oligarchy: Everyone is a conscript in some fashion, even if they work in the private sector (presuming there is a private sector) on the justification that mass conscription ensures responsible power to the citizenry who can rise to any heights.
 
National Imperialism
Right now I can think of the following:

National-imperialism (naimper)

When a people becomes a nation state, its main objective is to become the predominant nation state of its region, in other words, its hegemon, by obtaining its natural borders and preventing its neighbors from doing the same, creating dependent satellite states of the national empire.

Types of national-imperialism:

-Ethnic: When national boundaries to be reached only include one ethnic group.

-Civic: When the national borders to be reached include different ethnic groups united by a common destiny.
 
Restorationism: A movement developing in North America after the Panic of 1873 advocating for the "restoration" of the Great Experiment, reunification in some form between the United States and the Confederate States that ultimately bares fruit. Compare to Divisionism, an ideology present in both north, but especially south adamantly opposing Restoration in ANY form.
 
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