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The Zigur

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    Ancient in Memory and Deed

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    Kingdom of Umbar
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  1. The Zigur

    A Farewell to Arms

    "Have you ever heard the tragedy of Darth Caustic the Wise?"
  2. The Zigur

    A Farewell to Arms

    Props for going out in style.
  3. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    I highly doubt it impacts NPO in a strategic sense whether I am a supporter or critic. I simply see things that others sometimes don't, and I try to paint a vision with my words. In this situation, I am simply fighting for survival after being targeted. Too often we get caught up in the mind-numbing tasks of daily life, and we forget our ability to envision something grander. It is the ability to see past the mundane that drives us to achieve immortality while others die in body and in spirit.
  4. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    Has it occured to you, oh one of simple mind, that I am nice to people who comply with reason and logic, and have no patience for idiocy?
  5. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    This really isn't about me, I am just a free speech advocate. People are trying too hard to try to tear down what they seem to perceive as some monolithic legend, when I am simply someone who speaks my mind on political issues. The more we can focus on these political issues and the inequalities between old and new nations, the less it will be about myself. Now, for once the last two hegemonic posts are food for thought, and which is why I have paused to weigh the implications of their comments. I will not deny that I am very straightforward when it comes to being a judge of action and character. This has made more enemies than friends, because I don't care about people's feelings. I long ago learned how to set aside my feelings to achieve a higher goal, and I don't understand why so many people in power do not know how to do that. Politics has devolved to a sort of tribalism, with people weighing policy decisions through the lens of benefiting friends, even foreigners, over the interests of alliance members. I absolutely rejected this political approach as Emperor... the loyalty of the state should be towards it's citizenry, not foreigners. At best, foreigners represent a necessary evil, they are usually not subject to the same cultural norms as are the civilized. At worst, they represent a corrupting and destructive influence. The fact that CN politics today are built on friendships between foreign leaders is repulsive and completely contrary to the principles of good governance. Now, Deathadder did raise interesting points about some nations building vastly greater warchests and such than others. This is relevant to us all, as rogues have been a greatly destructive influence towards civilization. Of course, not many alliances can still be considered fully civilized today... indeed, most are now half-barbarian at best. But when it comes to upper-tier mechanics... I am ignorant of them and have never had much of an interest, beyond the necessity of banking nations. Upper tiers vying for supremacy or whatever is basically irrelevant to what I care about. I don't know if I would fully concede to his worldview in that post, it's just not relevant to the interests of tech producers.
  6. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    I mean, I won't deny that if I were in charge of Oculus, things would be remarkably more peaceful and just, but then again I am not sure I would last long in charge with so many warmongers in positions of power. But yes, I generally dislike destructive wars and prefer to avoid them. From my perspective, the only legitimate purpose of war is to maintain the peace, not pursue casualties, or global domination, or whatever else floats your ego boat.
  7. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    What are you talking about? I was a security agent in Ivan's NSO in 2009 and had nothing to do with the outside world.
  8. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    So because I was not actively on the front lines of every defensive conflict ever fought, I am somehow a hypocrite? Are you serious? My job as Emperor was not to be world police, it was to create a safe haven for tech producers and their buyers, whether within ISX or aligned with us. I think I was remarkably successful despite political isolationism and a lack of treaties. Normally when trying to prove someone a hypocrite, you identify actions contrary to the persons stated philosophy, but in this case you are trying to argue I am one because I'm not omniscient and all-powerful. Utterly ridiculous.
  9. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    I confronted evil on multiple occaisons. One such time was when I defended TDO against Mushqaeda, ghosting the Zulu AA. Another was when I lead ISX against countless barbarian armies during our revolution, abandoning a cushy mid-level position in Polar to pursue my fate. I'm not sure why you equate planning to attack someone with freedom of speech; I was very vocal in my support of the Disorder War, which was predicated on logs of NSO plotting against Polar. When GPA was rolled a decade ago, I published anti-NPO videos that received thousands of views. Granted, when my own existence is threatened I am doubly motivated to fight. But at this point you are throwing random taking points at me, hoping they will stick. For someone who is "winning," that is alot of effort to attack what I stand for.
  10. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    Arguing semantics doesn't make me a liar, it makes you a tool.
  11. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    On the verge of inactivity, not deletion. Obviously, whenever tyranny stirs I am compelled to return to activity to fight it. And what greater tyranny than that which seeks to drive dissident nations from this world?
  12. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    I would suggest reading Vladimir's Meaning of Freedom to understand my definition of freedom. But I won't bother linking it, as doubtless you wouldn't get past the first paragraph.
  13. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    You are trying so hard to convince me to delete my nation. It's not working. Staggering my nation delays me from hitting more NPO nations, but does not bring the hegemony one step closer to erasing me from existence. The celebrating of my death is premature. For one, posting here is far more entertaining than trying to reroll keeping my head down. Second, there is literally no point in building a new nation when odds are it will be dragged into some war or another begun by hegemons or barbarians, even if my identity remains secret. You folks are the cancer that has resulted in a massive nation ruler population decline. I'm not going to give you the satisfaction of killing off yet another active nation.
  14. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    I mean, if that is your greatest life achievement who am I to tell you that you can't celebrate it?
  15. The Zigur

    Notice to the New Pacific Order

    >Claims he can debate >Insists he hasn't been debating this whole time Cool story bro
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