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The Scientific Powerhouse of Dark Matter

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Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Few
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Location: Europe

Regional Influence: Vassal

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The Scientific Powerhouse of Dark Matter is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by General Superintendent Aleister Crowley with an iron fist, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, sprawling nuclear power plants, and free-roaming dinosaurs. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 12.612 billion Espers 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 large, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Academy City. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient scientific economy, worth a remarkable 4,786 trillion Euros a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Tourism. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 379,513 Euros, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.7 times as much as the poorest.

Fishermen take out second mortgages to afford the yearly fishing permit, the arms industry is strictly regulated, rude retail employees are now even ruder homeless panhandlers, and the scientific Arts Council pays teenagers to sit through opera performances. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Dark Matter's national animal is the Phoenix, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Flying Spaghetti Monster.

Dark Matter is ranked 518th in the world and 11th in Europe for Most Popular Tourist Destinations, with 3,410.48 Tourists Per Hour.

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Most Influential: 27thMost Secular: 135thLowest Crime Rates: 150thMost Scientifically Advanced: 179thLargest Governments: 279thMost Corrupt Governments: 285thMost Efficient Economies: 288thSmartest Citizens: 362ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 389thMost Developed: 501stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 518thLargest Information Technology Sector: 537thLongest Average Lifespans: 578thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 618thMost Subsidized Industry: 629thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 781stMost Advanced Public Education: 858thMost Valuable International Artwork: 864thHighest Average Incomes: 908thMost Cultured: 932ndMost Beautiful Environments: 1,004thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,113thHealthiest Citizens: 1,220thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,257thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,448thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,502ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,649thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,846thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,997thHighest Economic Output: 2,000thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,045thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,120thMost Advanced Public Transport: 2,135thTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 2,231stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,277thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,491stLargest Publishing Industry: 4,462ndMost Inclusive: 5,091stLargest Black Market: 5,509thMost Stationary: 6,451stLargest Agricultural Sector: 7,394thTop
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Largest Populations: 19,822nd
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 2nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 4th in the regionMost Secular: 4th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 5th in the regionLargest Governments: 6th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 8th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 9th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 9th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 10th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11th in the regionMost Developed: 11th in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 12th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 13th in the regionMost Influential: 13th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 14th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 14th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 16th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 17th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 18th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 21st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 21st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 21st in the regionMost Stationary: 22nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 24th in the regionMost Cultured: 24th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 26th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 26th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 27th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 28th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 29th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 29th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 30th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 34th in the regionLargest Black Market: 35th in the regionTop
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Largest Populations: 70th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 89th in the regionMost Inclusive: 91st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 91st in the regionMost Authoritarian: 95th in the region

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