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The Dominion of Sirian Knights

“Virtue Wins Destiny”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
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Location: Lazarus

Regional Influence: Minnow


The Dominion of Sirian Knights is a gargantuan, orderly nation, remarkable for its state-planned economy, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 36.4 billion Sirian Knightsians 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 enormous, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Environment, and Law & Order. The average income tax rate is 89.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The large but stagnant Sirian Knightsian economy, worth 209 trillion silver drakhmas a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is mostly comprised of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 5,756 silver drakhmas, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Euthanasia is legal, scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes, movies and computer games are strictly censored for violence, and the government is seen to favor Catholics. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Sirian Knights's national animal is the silver dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Sirian Knights is ranked 218,569th in the world and 8,086th in Lazarus for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring -13.39 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

Most Income Equality: 3rdLargest Populations: 670thTop
Most Authoritarian: 5,714thHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,063rdTop
Largest Governments: 14,291stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 18,226thLowest Crime Rates: 19,280thSafest: 20,217thMost Extreme: 20,963rd
Most Income Equality: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 10th in the regionTop
Most Authoritarian: 166th in the regionMost Extreme: 354th in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 490th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 521st in the regionMost Stationary: 712th in the regionLargest Governments: 832nd in the region

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