If it was decided that all countries would be abolished and the entire earth would be one unified political body, what would be the capital city of Earth?

If it was decided that all countries would be abolished and the entire earth would be one unified political body, what would be the capital city of Earth?

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  1. It’s Washington DC, I saw it on a documentary about the future. Nixon’s head is president of Earth, sponsored by the delicious taste of Charleston Chew.

  2. It would have to be a city that’s:

    – Easily accessed by water so that ships can go in and out. So, a port city of some kind.

    – Close to natural resources, particularly food.

    – Close to a source of renewable electricity that would be difficult to just blow up, such as a river or dam.

    – Secure and safe from attack. Ironically, this means that a port city works against this.

    – Culturally significant to as many cultures as possible.

    – Have access to some sort of “backup plan.” Bunkers, ways in and out of the city, military bases, etc.

    The cities in the U.S. that are on the Great Lakes (Chicago, Buffalo, Detroit, Cleveland, and Milwaukee) would fit the criteria of being both port cities and safe from naval attacks. However, they are not culturally significant to the world at large.

    I’m thinking that something along the lines of those cities elsewhere in the world would make a for a better global capital. Maybe somewhere in the Mediterranean, where every ship has to go through either the Straight of Gibraltar, or the Suez Canal, and we know how to block the Suez Canal if we have to.

  3. Build an Island in the center of the Pacific Ocean. Name it Freedonia. Make every meeting be required to happen there. Don’t give it an airport.

    Done.

  4. A currently uninhabited island somewhere where there can be no claim by the citizens of any previous country that they “won” or to feel superior (or inferior) over anyone else.

  5. All the different former countries wouldn’t be able to decide and then go to war with each other over where it would be, thus reforming the concept of nations and defeating the whole concept. Your question literally ruined world peace for everyone. As punishment, future humans build an entire city named after you and burn it to the ground.

  6. The Documentary, “Futurama”, shows us that Washington D.C. is the capital of Earth, as well as capital world of the Government of Earth and the inter-galactic headquarters of the Democratic Order of Planets (DOOP).

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