Modern Monarchies: What is their purpose?

In light of the events within the last few weeks, namely the abdication of the Spanish king and the recent bout of tours the British queen has taken, I find myself asking “in 2014 why are there still monarchies?” I will concede that during various points in human history (the majority of those, being darker times) that monarchies did serve a functioning purpose. However during … Continue reading Modern Monarchies: What is their purpose?