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The Eternal Misfortune of Heliosphere

“Stop Reading My Motto!”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Minnow

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The Eternal Misfortune of Heliosphere is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Leader with an iron fist, and notable for its prohibition of alcohol, complete lack of prisons, and keen interest in outer space. The compassionate, cynical, humorless population of 14.29 billion Heliospherans are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The large, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Industry, and Healthcare are also considered important, while Spirituality and Defense are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Heliosphere City. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Heliospheran economy, worth a remarkable 9,241 trillion Novas 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 and Cheese Exports. 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 a breathtaking 646,701 Novas, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

People can get away with murder these days, the Meteor is a protected species, extreme political groups are outlawed, and brazen mayors claim official expenses to pay for their drug habits. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Heliosphere's national animal is the Meteor, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Atheism.

Heliosphere is ranked 166,637th in the world and 7,383rd in the South Pacific for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector, scoring 378.77 on the Pepperoni Propulsion Productivity Index.

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Most Advanced Public Education: 1stLargest Information Technology Sector: 1stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 2ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 17thMost Secular: 17thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 30thHighest Poor Incomes: 32ndMost Subsidized Industry: 41stSmartest Citizens: 43rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 56thMost Beautiful Environments: 89thLargest Black Market: 117thHighest Average Incomes: 127thMost Efficient Economies: 180thBest Weather: 249thMost Developed: 257thLongest Average Lifespans: 274thLargest Governments: 301stHighest Average Tax Rates: 312thLowest Crime Rates: 334thMost Corrupt Governments: 398thMost Inclusive: 484thHighest Economic Output: 769thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 803rdHealthiest Citizens: 807thMost Pacifist: 941stMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,056thHighest Food Quality: 1,295thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,142ndTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 4,162ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,266thMost Income Equality: 11,097thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 13,829thTop
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Most Authoritarian: 19,602ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 20,155thLargest Populations: 22,362ndMost Influential: 28,378th
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3rd in the regionMost Secular: 3rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 4th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 5th in the regionLargest Black Market: 5th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 6th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 8th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 11th in the regionLargest Governments: 13th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 14th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 14th in the regionMost Developed: 14th in the regionBest Weather: 15th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 17th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 19th in the regionMost Inclusive: 20th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 22nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 25th in the regionMost Pacifist: 25th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 30th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 43rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 64th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 109th in the regionTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 119th in the regionLargest Populations: 226th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 381st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 396th in the regionMost Income Equality: 454th in the regionMost Stationary: 553rd in the regionNudest: 573rd in the regionTop
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Most Authoritarian: 932nd in the region

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