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The Holy Empire of Theed Swithe

“Cogito, ergo sum”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Some

Location: The East Pacific

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The Holy Empire of Theed Swithe is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Vesta with an even hand, and notable for its ban on automobiles, digital currency, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate population of 2.5 billion Theed Switheans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Blaireau. The average income tax rate is 72.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Theed Swithean economy, worth 166 trillion Drachmas a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Cheese Exports, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 66,589 Drachmas, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Diplomatic missions typically end with a flurry of childish insults, accusations and phlegm, thousands of cute furry kittens are trampling everything in their path (Theed Swithe has found 1 easter egg), a large-scale revitalization of the education system is underway, and earthquake sirens are a leading cause of hearing loss. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Theed Swithe's national animal is the Badger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Graeco-Roman Paganism.

Theed Swithe is ranked 37,941st in the world and 1,110th in The East Pacific for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 127 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,050thMost Influential: 3,493rdTop
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Most Pacifist: 9,189thLargest Welfare Programs: 10,267thMost Compassionate Citizens: 10,787thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,671stNicest Citizens: 12,230thMost Inclusive: 12,589thBest Weather: 12,964thSafest: 13,797thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,935thMost Beautiful Environments: 16,613thLongest Average Lifespans: 16,861st
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Largest Welfare Programs: 258th in the regionMost Pacifist: 278th in the regionMost Influential: 285th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 292nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 322nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 326th in the regionNicest Citizens: 362nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 369th in the regionTop
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Best Weather: 381st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 398th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 426th in the regionSafest: 463rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 465th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 471st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 475th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 491st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 575th in the regionMost Stationary: 579th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 603rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 626th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 632nd in the regionMost Developed: 737th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 45 » A Slanted Black Stripe, H-Zhena, Someseni, VW53Aland, Socialist Holy American Empire, The Happian Union, Marrico, Pakitsk, Roissyland, Tuvaltastan, Wiranath, Brotherland, Axdel, Hizuru, Thyaclinia, Outer Verron Swicia Islands, Republic of Berzerkistan, The Angel of Charity, Neruch, Rhealaliit, Janoobi Jazair, Am Echad, BearStackof2015, The Cult of the Great Cthulhu, CheeseBurrito, United China Nation, The United Neo American Union, Kangarawa, Liberstankonia, Sreneck, Libertanny, Escade, Dreamersistan, La xinga, Sericena, Staynes, Stanisiti, Matdor, Commodore Badger, Avakael, Zukchiva, Feu de Glace, Ramaeus, Marrabuk, and Celannica.