Antz Essay: Governmental Issues Like Monarchy, Communism And Democracy

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In the movie “Antz”, the producers tied many governmental issues into the story. The colony was led like a Monarchy, Communism, and Democracy. Communism for example was a major part of the story. Communism is a system where everything belongs to "the community", so people own nothing much more than the clothes on their back, and the State owns everything. It leaves no reward for personal incentive, and even the lives of the populace don't belong to them, but to the State. Resisting was often death. Communism is the next step between socialism and death. The government dictated the entire colony and every aspect of the ant’s lives. The person leading this type of government was General Mandible. An example of why it is communism is because …show more content…

a federal system allows powers that concern the whole nation to be granted to the federal government. For instance, in most countries with a federal system, only the national government can declare war on another country. We can infer that the princess will marry Z and the queen will give Z a few things to be in charge of. So if there was an Antz 2 we could expect the queen to appear more and make more decisions while Z only does what the queen wishes. When Z and Princess Bala went to Intectopia, they encounter a way of living what was new to them. This way of life consisted of not having any government and having all the freedom one needs. In my opinion I believe that we sometimes have too much freedom. We humans are made to be ruled by others. There is two types of people in this world: leaders and followers. Even if we try to have a life of freedom someone will eventually come to rule us. This is due to the nature of humans. Freedom does not exist, nor will it even exist. We are slaves to our own thoughts. If leaders did not exist we would extinct ourselves from this world, but if there is too much leaders… Conflict will rise and that will be the end of men. There must be a balance between leaders and followers. In society an individual can bring change, but in order to bring that change one must first believe in a cause. In the movie Z brought change all by himself. He managed to turn the second in command of Mandible against