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[–] DukeofAnarchy 1 points 1 points (+2|-1) ago  (edited ago)

"a collection of individuals who have organized to better complete tasks and solve issues that their community is facing," is neither necessary nor sufficient to constitute a government. Any kind of business or organization could fit your description.

A government is (by definition) a group of people who use or threaten violence to force innocent, peaceful people to pay them and to obey their will, and who are able to exercise an effective monopoly in such use of violence over a sizable territory.