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Lao Tzu's Command

Lao Tzu, the mythical founder of Taoism, came to you in a dream last night. Walking beside you through your palace grounds under moonlight, he decried the decadence shown in the empire's most wealthy corners like {0}, while cities like {0} starve. Reminding you of the compassion and harmony at the heart of Tao, he commanded you rid your cities of these harmful self-indulgences. Stripped of waking judgment, dreams offer much truth. What will you do?

Choices :

Lao Tzu speaks true. For better natural harmony, the wealthy must pay to feed the empire's starving.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Tradition
  • Bountiful on StarvingCity for ∞
  • Destitute on GoodCity for ∞

Policy should not be influenced by mere dreams. These cities brought on their own fortunes.

  • Modifies the Economic axis towards Individualism

This inequality is a sickness and a sign of an empire out of balance with nature. All must kowtow and reflect.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Progress
  • Fanatical on AllCities for ∞