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The Holy Orange Primitocracy of Western Scientificum

“Please don't go to our eastern neighbors, alright?”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
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Location: the Rejected Realms

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner


The Holy Orange Primitocracy of Western Scientificum is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Ow I stubbed my toe with an iron fist, and renowned for its rum-swilling pirates, fear of technology, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 14.212 billion Western Scientists 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 enormous, corrupt, well-organized government is effectively ruled by the Department of Spirituality, with Industry also on the agenda, while Welfare and Healthcare are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Western Scientificum City. The average income tax rate is 72.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Western Scientist economy, worth a remarkable 1,852 trillion coins we found on the streets 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, highly specialized black market in Basket Weaving, Furniture Restoration, and Tourism. 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 an impressive 130,327 coins we found on the streets, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.8 times as much as the poorest.

Students who refuse to pray are expelled from school, dining out often involves Nuublies on the plate no matter what you order, high-income earners pay a 100% tax rate, and artists are pillars of society. Crime is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Western Scientificum's national animal is the Nuubly, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is a major religion.

Western Scientificum is ranked 55,997th in the world and 1,983rd in the Rejected Realms for Most Advanced Law Enforcement, scoring 2,731.16 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

Most Primitive: 10thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 12thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 14thMost Ignorant Citizens: 15thMost Devout: 26thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 75thFattest Citizens: 123rdMost Corrupt Governments: 175thHighest Crime Rates: 256thMost Avoided: 535thMost Armed: 709thMost Subsidized Industry: 970thLargest Black Market: 1,365thMost Efficient Economies: 2,230thTop
Rudest Citizens: 3,079thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,055thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7,541stMost Stationary: 8,137thHighest Economic Output: 9,206thTop
Most Influential: 14,709thMost Valuable International Artwork: 18,737thLargest Populations: 18,748thHighest Average Incomes: 19,716thHighest Poor Incomes: 20,226thLargest Governments: 22,952nd
Most Primitive: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 2nd in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 6th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 12th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 13th in the regionFattest Citizens: 13th in the regionMost Armed: 20th in the regionMost Avoided: 26th in the regionLargest Black Market: 39th in the regionTop
Most Stationary: 76th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 76th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 82nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 96th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 241st in the regionMost Influential: 267th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 273rd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 280th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 312th in the regionLargest Populations: 371st in the regionTop
Most Valuable International Artwork: 475th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 587th in the regionLargest Governments: 639th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 657th in the regionNudest: 703rd in the region

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