by Max Barry

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The Ancient Uberstani Republic of
Father Knows Best State

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Government

No Dissent

Public protests are illegal.

Sortition

Parliamentarians are randomly selected.

Society

Permanent Marriage

Divorce is illegal.

Polygamy

Citizens may have multiple spouses.

No Adultery

Adultery is prohibited by law.

Atheism

Religious worship is prohibited.

Compulsory Organ Harvesting

Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.

Parental Licensing

Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.

Prudism

Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.

No Smoking

Smoking is prohibited, even in private.

Law & Order

Capital Punishment

Citizens may be executed for crimes.

Corporal Punishment

Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.

Gun Control

Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.

Curfew

The nation enforces a national curfew.

No Prison

Jails and prisons are not employed.

Economy

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Maternity Leave

Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.

No Internet

Citizens may not connect to the Internet.

Cannabis

Cannabis may be legally purchased.

Slavery

Slavery is legal.

Prohibition

Alcohol is banned.

Nuclear Power

The nation is nuclear powered.

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.