Re: Monarchy within the Federation.
Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
There are only two requirements for Federation membership: One world government, and no caste-based discrimination. A world that is ruled by a monarchy would qualify, as long as it satisfied those two things.
Those are only the two we heard about on screen. Nothing says they are the only requirements. (Though to make clear, I agree the Federation would have no problems with constitutional democratic monarchies.)
What if it's a smart fungus?