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The Scientific Demarchy of Slothia

“Scientia et Somnus”

Category: Left-wing Utopia
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Thriving
Political Freedoms:
Excessive

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Osiris

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The Scientific Demarchy of Slothia is a huge, cultured nation, notable for its hatred of cheese. The compassionate, intelligent population of 253 million, 252 million of whom are zombies, Slothians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, the Environment, and Social Equality. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Slumber-upon-Bed. The average income tax rate is 96%. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

Space research funding has hit a recent high while several military bases are being closed down, kids laugh off vandalism and arson as "just fun", Slothia has one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world, and mothers are routinely abandoning their children in the name of women's rights. Crime is totally unknown. Slothia's national animal is the sloth, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the slothar.

Slothia is ranked 3,190th in Osiris and 112,214th in the world for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring -8 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

Slothia is currently considering its options.

People: 1,224,535

Zombies: 252,011,199

Dead: 3,785,231,890

Survival Rate: 0.02%

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 10 days ago

  • 7 days ago: Slothia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • 15 days ago: Slothia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Developed.
  • 20 days ago: Slothia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Dedicated Public Healthcare.
  • 25 days ago: Slothia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Welfare Programs.
  • 26 days ago: Slothia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Cultured.
  • 31 days ago: Slothia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Best Weather.
  • 31 days ago: Slothia altered its national flag.
  • 31 days ago: Slothia was refounded in Osiris.
  • 147 days ago: Slothia ceased to exist.
  • 151 days ago: Slothia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Best Weather.

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