No more talk, my friends.
We are more than the sum of our parts, but we are less than the sum if every part is not engaged.
We don’t have much in this country, but we do have a high-grain region in Gyeonggi-do, and that means, with the worldwide demand on food suddenly rising, South Korea, if we play our cards right, can stand to benefit from the rule change.
In the first article I wrote at eRepublik, published through the Advocacy Post, “Presidents and Newbies”, I criticized President Scrabman’s policies concerning the Swedish/German var. A lot of citizens vere up in arms about Scrabman’s personal involvement on behalf of Germany in the war, after declaring the military would not be used in the skirmish. I took it a step further after discovering he subsequently oversaw the creation of a peace treaty with Sweden. It became incredibly easy to question his motives, not knowing in any declarative terms whether he, or the US for that matter, were officially neutral in the conflict, or if we were on one side or another.
In my limited time at eRepublik, I have sought to play with honor and integrity being my compass, not national pride, not alliance worship, but personal conviction. I may not have always done the right thing, but I have never shrunk from responsibilities given to me, and I have always spoken up when I found something to be amiss.
There’s something in all this that’s no longer sitting right with me, and I’m trying to put my finger on it.