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Editorial: Founder Swena on Interculturalism

Posted by Founder Swena of Theodia on November 13, 2015 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)


The Nation-State is Dying, and Multiculturalism isn't Working. What Now? 

The ideal of the nation-state -- that there should be a state for each nation, and that each nation should have a state -- has been on life-support for a while now, and its cousin, monoculturalism, is being ravaged by globalization. Affluent societies the world over are being flooded with immigrants and refugee...

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Theodia becomes a republic

Posted by Founder Swena of Theodia on July 15, 2013 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

    Hello!  For those of you who don't know me, I am Sweyn78, the founder of Theodia and its once-Quing.  We began our journey into micronationalism 3 years ago (back in 2010) as the "Kingdom of Theodia", and remained so until now.  Although I was comfortable with the country operating as a monarchy at its inception, as time went on, I began to realize that the inherent implications of monarchism were antithetical to Theodia.  More, I was at a loss on how to...

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Tinnakara claimed

Posted by Founder Swena of Theodia on July 15, 2013 at 2:30 AM Comments comments (0)

After discussions of where we would be most realistically able to settle, should we ever be able to achieve that farfetched dream, we settled upon Tinnakara, a small uninhabited island in Bangaram Atoll, located in Lakshadweep, India.  It has a similar environment to what we are used to having in Florida, and we are comfortable with the nearby cultures. 

We consider Tinnakara easier to settle than Amstria (Ile Amsterdam), if harder to defend.  Firstly, it has an amenable...

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Website rennovated

Posted by Founder Swena of Theodia on July 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Today, we rennovated the national website, updating it for the first time in essentially 2 years.  We have migrated it to the new SiteBuilder 3, and designated the forums as the ideal location for discussions of diplomacy (especially given our current exec mode (super-fallback)). 

We also began the process of setting up our first legislative development hub (typically just called "legis devel hub", of course).  It should be fully operational sometime in the near...

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Underwoodia to Become Theodian Region

Posted by Founder Swena of Theodia on October 18, 2011 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

On 24/Q3/2261, M. Erasmus Underwood and Kyng Sweyn I began a series of discussions about a possible merger of Theodia and Underwoodia, fuelled by interest in the first law-specific programming language, GOV. By the 25th, the first citizenship-applicacions from Underwoodia had been received by the Theodian Office of Immigracion. It is expected that a formal treaty detailing the merge will be drafted within the next few days. The plan right now is to make Underwoodia an official region of the K...

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Editorial: Kyng Sweyn on Monoculturalism

Posted by Founder Swena of Theodia on June 26, 2011 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (1)

I've heard of the intense debate over Theodia's applicacion into the O.A.M.  I'd like a chance to defend our great country, Theodia against some of the arguments happening there. I'd figured that some people in our community would have a problem with what's in our constitucion. This is about its monocultural policies, right?  

In the scheme of politics, there are three scales: capitalism vs. socialism, libertarianism vs. authoritarianism, and multiculturalism vs. jingoism/ethn...

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