The empire is renowned for its achievements in both the scientific and commercial arts. Now, with encyclopedias disseminating knowledge to all who possess the inclination and the literacy levels, two leading contenders have emerged in the field. The Universal Cyclopedia of Sciences focuses on the theoretical sciences, while the Lexicon Technicum emphasizes practical knowledge. Both are now seeking endorsement from the leadership. Who will you back?
Scientific enlightenment will fuel our future development.
We must concentrate on agricultural growth.
At extra cost, the state will support both volumes, cementing the empire's achievements.