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The Snarky Solar Observer of Bhang Bhang Duc

“I know I believe in nothing but it is my nothing”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: the West Pacific

Regional Influence: Vassal

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The Snarky Solar Observer of Bhang Bhang Duc is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Le Chromosphere with a fair hand, and renowned for its anti-smoking policies, smutty television, and complete lack of prisons. The compassionate, democratic, humorless population of 33.022 billion Lovecraftians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass — prioritizes Education, although Healthcare, Environment, and Administration are also considered important, while Spirituality and Defense receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Four Ecks. The average income tax rate is 96.9%.

The frighteningly efficient Bhang Bhang Ducian economy, worth a remarkable 4,355 trillion Zevons a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 131,902 Zevons, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Four Ecks's iconic yellow taxis are nowhere to be seen, only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile, real chickens replace rooster weather vanes on inner-city rooftop gardens, and police officers that upset their bosses get assigned to 24 hour stakeouts of bike sheds. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Bhang Bhang Duc's national animal is the Slark, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Drinking Brains SA.

Bhang Bhang Duc is ranked 827th in the world and 27th in the West Pacific for Most Secular, with 99.14 Atheism Rate.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 267thMost Advanced Public Education: 472ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 504thMost Influential: 532ndMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 693rdMost Secular: 827thMost Pacifist: 1,124thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,353rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,400thMost Developed: 1,413thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,455thLargest Populations: 1,686thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,729thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,807thHealthiest Citizens: 1,976thBest Weather: 2,142ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,254thMost Inclusive: 2,275thTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,454thSmartest Citizens: 2,565thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,602ndHighest Economic Output: 2,618thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,284thLargest Governments: 4,341stLowest Crime Rates: 5,577thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,462ndNicest Citizens: 9,513thLargest Publishing Industry: 10,351stMost Efficient Economies: 10,404thHighest Poor Incomes: 11,458thTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 13,724thMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,858thSafest: 15,970thHighest Average Incomes: 19,150th
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Most Influential: 6th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 12th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 18th in the regionLargest Populations: 21st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 22nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 25th in the regionMost Secular: 27th in the regionMost Developed: 33rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 34th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 39th in the regionBest Weather: 41st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 42nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 44th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 44th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 45th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 49th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 51st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 51st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 55th in the regionTop
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Most Inclusive: 59th in the regionLargest Governments: 78th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 110th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 138th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 198th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 215th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 221st in the regionNicest Citizens: 224th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 233rd in the regionNudest: 239th in the regionTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 323rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 355th in the regionSafest: 441st in the regionMost Stationary: 470th in the regionLargest Black Market: 473rd in the region

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