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How would the centralization of world’s power affect politics and society in general? The society should be set in a period where artificial intelligence is well advanced to supplement in areas such ...

In some world, the creatures that came before humans made some huge golems, about 100 meters (a bit under 330ft) tall, and eventually disappeared, leaving the golems behind. How would human societies ...

I've done some research on the question and found this, but unfortunately those questions refer to a Cold war. This war in my question is very hot indeed, a stalemate that's lasted over a decade with ...

In the world I envision here, some countries take a much less fundamentalist stance on human rights (maybe a more extreme version of China) than we generally take for granted. For the purpose of ...

I'm working on building a sci-fi world and I had an idea for how to cut down on the sheer amount of bureaucracy that a massive (say, 200 planets) empire would require. What if the central government ...

So, I'm writing a sci-fi novel that takes place roughly 200 years or so in the future. I'm currently creating a timeline to figure out what nations would be space-faring nations and which ones would ...

There's this organisation, which has a global system of secret and sensitive military bases situated in various geopolitical regions, not unlike those of the US military. One military installation is ...

Heyo. Well this is my very first question here so it might be a bit, I guess crude/blunt or unpolished. Anyways! This is for a world I've been building set in the nearish future (around 200-300 years)...

Say there's a small country of strategic importance, for example it has some resource that great powers need, or it controls strategic position so great powers do not want them to improve their ...

Imagine a country under a rule of a regime that is under pressure to democratize. The regime could hold for a decade or so, but the population is growing, while economy is not. And without needed ...

I'm writing a story about foreign policy student who needs to do an internship in his final year. And while his peers apply at think-tanks and government agencies, he has low grades and no connections....

I want to check if the geopolitical system of my world is actually stable. Here's the background on the HAMMER protocol, the treaty that unwound Mutually Assured Destruction: MAD gets tested, but ...

Notice I asked why this question was too broad on WorldBuilding Meta, and JBH was kind enough to explain at length. There isn't anything in particular with my question, so much as the question ...

I want to rule this world. How do I motivate others to join my army? What are the things I should provide for army people so that they fight for me to conquer this whole world?

So there are two countries, A and B. And A completely surrounds B. Now, these countries are not necessarily... friends. In fact, one nation is run by a religious dictatorship and the other nation has ...

Scenario: A small nation has recently discovered an old, powerful Airship. The world knows this Airship only in legend and the possibilities that it can offer to any nation are endless. Although ...

Setting: I'm working on a scifantasy setting that has many of the "classic" monster tropes turned on their heads a bit/adds unique biology/ that sort of thing. The metacommentary is about assimilation....

Give the current geopolitical uncertainty and chaos, caused by the leaders of some of the current powers and super powers; New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and a number of other pacific islands join ...

The idea of forming a new country on Earth has been discussed previously: Can I still form a new country? and setting up a new colony on the moon has been noted here: How would today's nations ...

In my world, presidential elections occur every four years as usual in the United States. However, the United States has since added dozens more states to itself, many on planets outside of the solar ...

We know that a bunch of factors are linked to the economic status of a country, such as its natural resources, latitude related characteristics, connectivity with other countries, cultural issues, ...

I would like to propose being able to transport water at very low cost to any location on our current or near-future Earth. The mechanism of transport is technology based, and results in 100% pure ...

I'm thinking about a world where states are managed by companies and whoever can decide to switch state, staying between the conditions described by the contract each person have to sign when they ...

First of all, I know there is no such thing as "anarchic state", so let me explain what's going on. In my novel gods exist. One of those gods, the Goddess of Chaos, was exiled from the council of ...

Context I was creating a description/backstory for my custom human empire in the 4x game Stellaris. I wanted it to be as believable and realistic as possible. However, every time I started to write ...

Say you're a single celled being with the following characteristics. Able to control disease based cells around it Human-level intelligence Virtually immortal You've been around for millennia. You'...

I am trying to do some background research for my world. I have found a ton of data explaining the hierarchy between septs, clans, and tribes, but above a tribe is where I start falling short on ...

Is it possible for a country to be economic & technological super power but to have relatively little political clout? If its possible under what circumstances it could happen?

So I've created a map of a fictional world using the guidelines established in the Creating a Realistic World Series. However, like all creative endeavors, the first few (hundred) maps are not going ...

This is my first question on this site! So, I have been trying to figure this out. I have a port city that is located at the mouth of a river. The problem is that the river forms part of the border ...

So thanks to @AndyD273, I am now able to provide a coherent scenario of the situation I proposed earlier. So, here goes nothing.... Brief summary first: Pakistan falls into a civil war, followed by ...

So, in this hypothetical world, a lot of things are exactly the same as they are now, save that its around 100 years in the future. The borders of countries cease to change from the way they are now. ...

If country discovers large oil reserves in its territory are there any benefits in joining OPEC? The time period is late 70's just before Iranian revolution, the country is fictitious one in Sub-...

It's around 1895 and the British Isles have fallen to a communist uprising. Or sunk underwater. Or invaded by Germany or covered in ice or something. So the government, the Royal Family and a large ...

Assume the following: This is set in the near future (perhaps ~100 years?) of our Earth, or at least, something very closely resembling our Earth. In this future setting, computers and wireless ...

Let's immagine time is like water or wind, it is uniform as of now, but it can also move and be uneven. So where there is more time, you'd complete a one-hour task earlier than if you'd have done it ...

So as part of my World Building, I decided that a post war America's fate is a split. Said fracturing was premeditated and deliberate through politicking, scheming, etc. Now, my premise is that the ...

This scenario requires some suspension of disbelief: *assume that for some unknown reason, in 2017 weaponized nuclear technology stopped working. All existing nuclear weapons cease to function and ...

I'm writing a story. In this story, a sufficiently advanced alien descends to Earth, and bestows esper abilities on a third of humanity.(A rank 5 electric Esper for example can generate a 100 ...

Followup question: if Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump switched bodies who would be happier? Edit: I am trying to write a short story.

One of my characters has been a hero for his side in a war between nations, when suddenly he has a change of heart and realizes that neither side is right. He is in possession of some valuable assets ...

Scenario On Earth in the latter half of the 21st century: the increasing ravages of climate change (e.g. droughts and a rising sea level) are creating more conflict between nations over the battle ...

Say, we had a teleport in all bigger cities (let's say circa more than 1 million) in the world (and some other "important" places, like military bases). What would be the impact of this? Would the ...

I have a believable plot solution for this already but I was interested on hearing what would you think would be the most probable chain of events that led to Bear Island (currently part of Norway) ...

In my setting there's a planetary system that did something bad and the rest of systems put it under embargo that lasts for more then a half century. In order to simplify things how would country be ...

What would happen if a zombie appeared in 18th century Italy? More specifically, a walking Dead style zombie "spawning" in Turin, The Duchy of Savoy on noon, 3 of May, 1715.Turin is far upriver in ...

This is a mostly hypothetical course of events that would take place within the population of earth. Now the monetary wealth on earth is distributed very unevenly; some people have more than they ...

Assume the Yellowstone supervolcano happens in early 2017, what will the geopolitical impact be? The United States of America will bear the direct impact of the eruption, considering it is the world's ...

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