The rulers of nations have been behaving this way ever since Israel was established.
Cyrus the Great was followed by lesser men. They began to centralize power, and were conquered by Alexander the Great, who defeated the Persian armies. The descendents of Alexander continued the pattern of centralizing power that has repeated itself down to this time resulting in the fall of many nations and empires.
A brain with a centralized memory or neuron complex would be dysfunctional. A body with a centralized genetic code would prevent our very existence.
So, have I made my point?
Here is our present form of government:
Kleptocracy: A government characterized by rampant greed and corruption