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Civilization Builder Questionnaire for WritersBased on the Seven Rules of Civilization
-Planned of Unplanned Cities? Why?
-What kinds of transportation are used, and how is traffic managed?
-How is sanitation managed?
-Symbolic or Pictoral written language? Why?
-Where did the system of writing come from?
-How is literacy taught? To whom is literacy taught, when in their lives, and why?
-How is written language stored (what medium)? Where and by whom?
-What kind of religious system? Monotheistic/Polytheistic/Monistic/Animistic/Some Combination?
-What beliefs are included about origins and destiny?
-What kinds of morality is espoused and why?
-What kinds of religious rituals are observed? By whom? What happens? Where? Why?
Political Structure (Organized Government)
-What government system: Autocracy/Democracy/Oligarchy/Theocracy? How did this come to be?
Through an entrance, into a secret room, hidden from most peoples' eyes, this white, circular room with its domed ceiling was filled with the fantastic shapes of great, scaly creatures. All of them were large in comparison to a man. They had large wings, horns, scales, claws and long, serpentine bodies and tails. Many people have called these creatures by different names. Many people have known them in awe, in fear, or in curious amusement. They are unmistakably what our culture calls a dragon. They whisper to each other in cold, bemused, frustrated tones.
"It's not this one."
"Well, don't just sit there there's another volume for you"
"Um I hate to ask this, but "
"What," snaps the red creature.
Some of them sat, some were laid here and there throughout the room. Each of them had stacks of books nearby. Every inch of the floor in the
Hath No FearGiving yourself completely up to fear is kinda like falling in love: You can't pin point exactly when it started and by the time you realize that you are surrounded by that sensation it's already game over. Just like the image of the person you are in love with starts creeping out from every unexpected corner, fear never leaves your side when you give it a welcome stay. After a restless sleep, it starts beating anxiously in your heart the moment you wake up in the morning and commands all your thoughts and actions throughout the day. It is nothing short of a prison, except you are the only inmate and the warden never takes a break. Ever.
I do not exactly remember when I let fear occupy my being but I remember the exact moment when I realized I was ruled by it. It was late in the afternoon, everybody was out there 'getting busy living' and I had locked myself inside my bed half awake, not particularly finding any valid reason to get out of it. Then I was awakened from a nightmare by my
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