Ideologies of the Ring

Fascism: Let Boromir take the Ring and name him King. Then Gondor and the chosen Numenorean race will be restored to their former and rightful glory.

Libertarianism: Give Gandalf the Ring. Make him promise to use it only in dire need.

Socialism: Give Gandalf the Ring. Let him use it to preserve and improve Middle Earth.

Marxism: Give Gandalf the Ring. Let him use it to preserve and improve Middle Earth — and make him promise to throw the Ring away after everything has been perfected.

Anarchism: Throw the Ring into the fires of Mount Doom!

So-called Apathetic: As Faramir said: “I would not take this thing, if it lay by the highway.”

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