‘The monarchy is at odds with a modern Britain’ | The Observer

‘The monarchy is at odds with a modern Britain’ | The Observer

Immanuel Kant argued that an enlightened culture is one that does not rely on inherited traditions, authorities and social structures. To be enlightened is to question and challenge aristocracies of wealth, church and politics and, in doing so, justice is ushered in. The monarchy is the brick wall that stops that healthy process. In the 21st century, how can breeding and lineage be allowed to count for so much more than capabilities, talent, aspiration and drive?

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