by Max Barry

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The Timey Wimey Adventurer of
Father Knows Best State

Overview Dispatches Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Government

Sortition

Parliamentarians are randomly selected.

Society

Marriage Equality

Citizens of the same sex may marry.

Permanent Marriage

Divorce is illegal.

Polygamy

Citizens may have multiple spouses.

Atheism

Religious worship is prohibited.

No Contraception

Contraception is illegal.

Euthanasia

Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.

AI Personhood

Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.

Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism is compulsory.

Parental Licensing

Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.

Body Integrity

Citizens may not pierce their bodies nor circumcize their children.

No Smoking

Smoking is prohibited, even in private.

Law & Order

Corporal Punishment

Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.

Conscription

A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.

Curfew

The nation enforces a national curfew.

Economy

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Child Labor

Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.

Maternity Leave

Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.

No Internet

Citizens may not connect to the Internet.

Universal Health Care

The state provides health care to all citizens.

No Drugs

All recreational drugs are prohibited.

Slavery

Slavery is legal.

Prohibition

Alcohol is banned.

Autarky

The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.

Affirmative Action

Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.

Space Program

The nation runs a space program.

Metricism

The state mandates the use of the metric system.

International

Weapons of Mass Destruction

The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.

No Immigration

Foreigners cannot become residents.