by Max Barry

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Most Income Equality: 16,098thMost Devout: 19,577thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 22,654th
The Community of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
An Aimsir Chaite, an Láthair agus an Todhchaí
The Oracle (Granger)
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Library of the Oracle

Population338 million


The Community of Library of the Oracle is a huge, socially progressive nation, renowned for its state-planned economy, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The devout population of 338 million Visitors enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous, liberal, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Welfare, and Education. The average income tax rate is 69.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Library of the Oraclean economy, worth 5.73 trillion Coins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Pizza Delivery industry, with significant contributions from Basket Weaving, Book Publishing, and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is 16,939 Coins, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

UFO sightings are listed daily in the morning news, political speeches always take place at sunset to a background of patriotic power ballads, dining out often involves Hedgewings on the plate no matter what you order, and tourists from around the world come to visit the country's famous rainforests. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Library of the Oracle's national animal is the Hedgewing, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Library of the Oracle is ranked 262,724th in the world and 218th in Caer Sidi for Highest Wealthy Incomes, with 18,427 Standard Monetary Units.

Most Income Equality: 16,098thMost Devout: 19,577thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 22,654th
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 4th in the regionTop
Most Extreme: 13th in the regionMost Income Equality: 14th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 16th in the regionNudest: 18th in the regionMost Devout: 20th in the region

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