“Progress over pleasure”
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Regional Influence: Negotiator
Location: Middle East
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Divorce is illegal.
Citizens may have multiple spouses.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Biological reproduction is prohibited.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
Citizens may not pierce their bodies nor circumcize their children.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
Physical contact sports are prohibited.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.
Gambling is illegal.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.
Foreigners cannot become residents.