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The Fountain of Braingeyser

“Fountain of both knowledge and nonsense”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
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Location: Nederland

Regional Influence: Vassal


The Fountain of Braingeyser is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by MrBrain with an iron fist, and remarkable for its ritual sacrifices, anti-smoking policies, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 31.743 billion Braingeyserians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt, well-organized morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of BrainCity. The average income tax rate is 89.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Braingeyserian economy, worth a remarkable 3,678 trillion brainwaves a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, quite specialized black market in Information Technology, Basket Weaving, Arms Manufacturing, and Gambling. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 115,896 brainwaves, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.0 times as much as the poorest.

Cities are engulfed by smog, any citizen who cries is immediately assigned a psychiatrist, light entertainment shows are light on actual entertainment, and the military claims that their threatening letters are signed with the blood of their enemies. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Braingeyser's national animal is the book wurm, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Atheism.

Braingeyser is ranked 255,979th in the world and 118th in Nederland for Largest Retail Industry, scoring -12.59 on the Shrinkwrap Consignment Productivity Index.

Most Subsidized Industry: 898thMost Stationary: 1,017thLargest Black Market: 1,416thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,235thLargest Populations: 2,661stTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,467thHighest Economic Output: 4,338thNudest: 5,533rdMost Corrupt Governments: 6,051stMost Influential: 7,811thMost Efficient Economies: 8,142ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,528thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 9,405thHighest Average Tax Rates: 10,035thTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 14,965thMost Developed: 15,882ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 18,416thMost Secular: 18,715thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18,801stLargest Governments: 21,384th
Most Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Education: 4th in the regionTop
Most Developed: 7th in the regionMost Stationary: 9th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 10th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11th in the regionNudest: 11th in the regionMost Influential: 11th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 12th in the regionRudest Citizens: 12th in the region

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