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Title: ATLANTIS


1
  • ATLANTIS
  • Lost Land
  • of the
  • Ancient World

2
Prelude TheWondrousAtlanteans
A.
  • Egyptians Solon Plato
  • Recent Archeological Digs
  • Far Reaching Empire
  • Astronomers, Mathematicians, Engineers Artisans

3
Birdseye View of the Capital
Spectacular Architecture
Imposing Basileia
4
The Ancient World 2000 B.C.E.
ATLANTIS
  • Persia
  • Greek City States Ur Empire
  • Agade
  • Assyria
  • Pharaonic Egypt

5
The Ancient World 2000 B.C.E.
200, 000 WELL-TRAINED TROOPS
ATLANTIS
  • Persia
  • Greek City States Ur Empire
  • Agade
  • Assyria
  • Pharaonic Egypt

LARGEST NAVY
6
ATLANTIS
  • Persia
  • Greek City States Ur Empire
  • Agade
  • Assyria
  • Pharaonic Egypt

7
Influential Factors(Interior Road Map)
C.
  • Informational Factors
  • History
  • Current Situation
  • Objective Conditions
  • Physical Setting
  • Natural Resources
  • Demographics
  • Technological Capability
  • Economic System Capabilities
  • Government System Capabilities

8
Infromational Factors History
C.1
  • Poseidon His Ten Sons
  • Atlas Basileia

9

3000 BCE VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY

ATLANTIS


10

3000 BCE VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY
2850 BCE CONQUEST







ATLANTIS


11

3000 BCE VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY
2850 BCE CONQUEST RESITANCE

2100 BCE POPULATION EXPLOSION
COLONIZATION 20 SOLUTION






ATLANTIS











12

3000 BCE VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY
2850 BCE CONQUEST

2100 BCE POP. EXPLOSION COLONIZATION
20 SOLUTION

2000 BCE MILITARIZATION OF ATLANTIS
IMPERIALISM





ATLANTIS
















13

3000 BCE VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY
2850 BCE CONQUEST

2100 BCE POP. EXPLOSION COLONIZATION
20 SOLUTION

2000 BCE MILITARIZATION OF ATLANTIS
IMPERIALISM





ATLANTIS





PERSIA


GREECE









EGYPT
14
Legacies of History to The Foreign Policy
Orientation
  • Origin Myth Chosen People
  • Sense of Confidence Superiority
  • Willingness To Teach, Persuade
  • Might Is Right

15
Informational Factors The Current Scene
  • The Egyptian Fleet The Interpretation of Threat
  • Battle of the Sea Dogs

16
Impact ofObjective ConditionsPhysical Setting
Natural Resources The Facts
C.2
  • 50 Arable Land (22 U.S.)
  • Rivers a Natural Transportation System
  • Island NationProtected Harbors
  • Abundance Amber, Copper, Fish, Lumber
  • Vigorous, Yet Benign Climate

17
Physical Setting Natural Resources The FPO
Connection
  • Abundant Resources in Agriculture and Mines
    Stimuli for International Trade
  • Efficient Internal Transportation Advantageous
    for International Trade
  • Protected Harbors Invitation for Exploration,
    Trade, and Imperialism
  • Benign Climate A Vigorous People Ready and Able
    to Compete in the International System

18
Demographic Characteristics
C.2
The World Human Resource Reports, 2000 BC
19
Demographic Characteristics
The World Human Resource Reports, 2000 BC
20
DEMOGRAPHICS (cont.)
The World Human Resource Reports, 2000 BC
21
FPO Connection to the Demographics of Atlantis
  • Population Growth Invitation to Colonialism
  • Long Life Expectancy Signal of Healthy and
    Active People Competitive in International System
  • Sizable Labor Force Muscle and Brain/ Major
    Player in World System.
  • Imposing HDI Index Indicator of Ability to
    Project Power in World System

22
Politico-Economic System
C.3
  • A Hybrid Economy - Elites Shepherding a Free
    Market The Governments Role
  • Central Bank Regulated Interest Rates
  • Tax Policy Intervention for Income Equality
  • Promoted Trade And Investment
  • Unemployment Support
  • Military Well-equipped
  • Infrastructure Govt Roads and Canals
  • Education Compulsory Public Schools

23
Politico-Economic System
Distribution of Employment
Atlantian Census 2000
24
National Economic IndicatorsGrowing and Strong
Atlantean National Databank, 2000 BC
25
National Indicators (contd)
Report of Atlantian Nat. Econ. Comm.
26
National Indicators (contd)
27
Percentage of Income
28
Percentage Growth Rate by Decade
29
Unemployment Rate () of Major Powers
(2100BC-2000BC)
30
Dometic Economic Policies(Interior Road Map)
  • Income Distribution
  • Price Stability and Inflation
  • Self-sufficiency
  • Growth and Development

31
Income Distribution Graduated Income Tax
  • The Results of Efforts for Leveler Playing Field

Government Tax Rate
Income Distribution
32
Price Stability Inflation Impact of Central
Bank Successful Regulation of Interest Rates
  • Inflation In Check But Trouble Ahead?

33
Self Sufficency Government Encouragement of
Foreign Trade (See chart)
  • Government Policy Toward Tariff Results

34
Results of Policy Toward Foreign Trade
  • 178m CoppersDouble Trade of 2nd Place Egypt

35
Growth and Development Sustained Growth by
Forced Savings and Investment Bonds
Comparative Savings Rate
Comparative Growth Rates
36
FPO Consequences of Domestic Economic Policies
  • Redistribution of Income Effective Demand for
    Foreign Products
  • Stable Prices and Low Inflation Invitation to
    Investment from Abroad
  • Demand for Foreign Products Production by
    Comparative Advantage and Imperialism
  • Successful Growth Policies Thirst for Investment
    and Foreign Trade

37
The First Industrialized Society Capabilities
Unrivalled
  • The Evidence

38
Gap Between Production Capacity and Real Output
Billion Coppers
  • Problem Caused by
  • Slow Boats
  • Long Distance
  • Poor Foreign Infrastructure

39
Agricultural Capability
Annual Report of World Ag. Prod. Instit.
40
Agricultural Capability (contd)
  • Soil Fecundity of Major Powers

41
Technological Capability
  • Magnificent Engineers The Evidence
  • Engineering Feats
  • Almost Modern Roads
  • Astronomy Star Charting
  • Surveyors Equal to Egyptians

42
Labor Force Capability
No. 1
  • Highest Productive Rating in the Ancient World
  • Explanation Evidence
  • High Value Placed on Atlantean Products by
    Foreigners

43
Explanation Evidence for High Productive Rating
(contd)
  • Five Highest Ranked Work Values

44
Energetic Contented Workers
  • The Measures of Contentment

45
Energy Capability
Comparative Rankings
  • The Story of
  • Windpower
  • Waterpower
  • Musclepower
  • Human
  • Animal

46
Infrastructure
  • Transportation
  • 15,000 Miles Roman Roads
  • Waterways Protected Harbors,
  • Navigable Rivers
  • Schooling
  • Compulsory 5 to 12
  • Apprentice Training
  • Communication
  • Hieroglyphics?
  • By Word-of-Mouth
  • The Importance of Emissaries, Spies
  • Merchants

47
Impact of Econ. Capabilities on World View (FPO)
  • Ranked First in All of the Major Categories
  • Industrial Plant Productivity
  • Agricultural Abundance
  • Technology The Cutting Edge
  • Talented Energetic Labor Force
  • Adequate Energy
  • Envied Infrastructure

The World is Our Oyster Led to View the World
as Major Opportunity for Trade, Investment,
Conquest
48
Foreign Security Policy Establishment Power
Elites
III.
  • Uldag The Ministry of Foreign Relations
  • The Qualor
  • 75 Permanent Foreign Missions
  • Special Trade Missions
  • Governmental Officials Consuls
  • Merchants
  • Effectiveness The Most Extensive Trading System
    in the Ancient World (See data in Section II.)

49
Political-Security System Type and Structure
III.
  • Theocratic, Monarchical, Aristocratic,
    Quasi-Democratic
  • Primacy of Council of Ten/But Must Consult
  • Council of Outlying Provinces
  • Council of the Classes
  • Veto Power.
  • Citizen Participation
  • 90 Voter Participation!
  • The Right of Petition
  • Result National Unity/Loyalty

50
Security Traditions and World View
III.
  • The Traditions
  • Pragmatic Status Quo 3000-2200 BCE
  • Charismatic Revolutionary 2000 BCE
  • Interventionist 2000-BCE

The Atlantean Burden and Imperialism for the
Good of Others.
51
Current Socio-Political Conditions
  • The Summation A Comparison

52
Pol-Sec. SystemThe SecurityApparatus Key
Players In the System
C.4
(l-r) Ahab Croesus (Min of Commerce), C.R.
Munibgs (Finance), Jawn L. Looois (Union),King
Shadrack, Mishak (Military), Abednigo (Foreign
Min.)
53
Governmental Indicators On Critical Measures
  • Critical Measures

54
Societal Indicators
  • Disturbance in Some Areas

55
Societal Indicators (contd)
  • Social Stability The Key to Power

56
Representation Abroad
  • 75 Permanent Foreign Missions
  • Special Trade Missions

57
Nursk -- Military Establishment
  • Keepers of the Sacred Flame
  • Civilian Leadership
  • Comparative Military Power

58
Military Forces
  • Distribution of Forces

59
Weapons
60
Comparative Military Power
  • Military Power in the Ancient World

61
Suoivbo -- Intelligence Gathering
  • Good But Not Perfect Remembering the LooLoo and
    Horse Affairs
  • Operative in all of the Areas Below

62
Impact of the World System Hegemon or No?
B.
  • Ancient World a Self-Help System
  • Regimes and International Law Enforcement by
    Mutual Interest

63
Pinnacle of the World Economy
The World Statistic Year Book, 2000 BC
64
The Lesson of Atlantis World Position
  • The Strongest Military Power in the Ancient World
  • The Strongest Economic Power
  • A Potential Hegemon

65
Motivational Factors Clear Admirable
D.
  • Slodi Ideology or Slodiism Gift of the Gods
  • Uphold Principles of Gods
  • Dignity of the Individual
  • Integrity of the Group
  • Do to Others As You Want Others to Do
  • Honor Gods Deed and Worship

66
Motivational Factors Clear Admirable (Contd)
  • Love Truth, Beauty, Justice
  • Protect Wonders of Nature
  • Sacrifice Ones Life for Others
  • Semi-Divine May Stray from Proper Way
  • Taught Slodiism Principles from Birth
  • Punished Re-Education, Service to Community
  • Rationale for Atlantean Life and Death

67
Motivational Factors Clear Admirable (Contd)
  • Source of Principles Taught by Father God
    Poseidon to Atlas
  • Result of the Conferences
  • Experiences of the Gods
  • Intended Result Those Who Heeded Them
  • - Live in Peace Harmony
  • - Eligible Elevation God Status
  • - Ability to Teach Inhabitants of Other Planets

68
Motivational Factors Guiding Principles
  • Governments Must
  • Promote Security Happiness
  • Health Welfare
  • Freedoms of Speech Conscience
  • Education
  • Justice
  • People Must Be Responsible

69
FPO Impact of Motivating Factors
  • Emphasis on Freedom and Justice Domestically Led
    to Same Orientational Tendency Internationally
  • Slodism Emphasis
  • On the Divine Served As Limitation on
    Imperialist Motives
  • Virtue of the Ideology Oriented Atlanteans to
    Teach the Good Word Abroad

70
FPO Impact of Motivating Factors (contd)
  • Ideological Superiority Led to View of the Rest
    of the World as Inferior
  • Harmony Led to Peaceful Foreign Relations
  • The Copper Rule (Do Unto Others as Ye Would
    Have Them Do Unto You) Led to A Cooperative View
    of the World
  • Truth of the Ideology Encouraged Imperialism
  • Group Loyalty Individual Dignity Led to Strong
    Nationalistic View of World

71
Motivational Factors A Reality Check
  • Atlanteans, Subject to the Weakness of the Human
    Condition
  • Ignored Guiding Principles
  • Denied Fundamental Human Rights
  • Became Imperialists
  • Sic Semper Tyrannis !

72
The Atlantean Belief System Values
E.
  • Harmony
  • Basic Nature of Human Beings
  • Of Interests in Human Interaction
  • Led to Orientation Toward
  • Cooperative Search for Solutions
  • Willingness to Compromise e.g. the Olive Oil Case

73
The Atlantean Belief System Values
  • Optimistic Outlook on Life
  • Disliked and Ridiculed Pessimists
  • Happy Endings to Stories
  • Emphasized Joy of Playing, Not Winning or Losing
    in Atlantean Sports and Games
  • Atlantean Legends About Expectation of Happiness
  • Led to Positive Orientation toward Foreigners
    Even in Conflict and to Limited Foreign Policy
    Objectives
  • Better to Light One Amphora, than Curse the
    Darkness Foreign Minister Chandel

74
The Atlantean Belief System Values
  • Atlanteans Practical Idealists Who Valued
  • Industriousness
  • Anticipation of Problems
  • Planning for Solutions
  • These Values Oriented the Atlanteans Toward
  • Contingency Planning to Resolve Foreign Policy
    Problems Quickly
  • Readiness in Peace and War

75
The Atlantean Belief System Values
  • Equality
  • Lived up to this Value Domestically
  • Equality of the Sexes
  • Equal Opportunity
  • No Racism in Society
  • Encouraged Intermarriage Ethnic and Foreign
  • This Value Often Oriented Atlanteans toward Equal
    Treatment of Foreigners, Despite Superiority
    Attitude

76
The Atlantean Belief System Values
  • Private Property
  • But with Limits on Property Accumulation
  • Gap Not to Exceed Factor of Ten
  • Led to Orientation toward Seeking Greater Fortune
    Abroad
  • Underlying Motive for Voyages of Exploration

77
The Atlantean Belief System Values
  • Intellectual Curiousity
  • Astronomy, Mathematics, Architecture, Philosophy,
    Engineering
  • Atlanteans Celebrated by Word, Deed Monument
  • Oriented Toward Trade and
  • Toward Imperialistic Adventures

78
The Atlantean Belief System Values
  • Strength Bravery
  • Developed from Childhood for Male Female
  • Tests Strength Agility Annually
  • World-wide Respect for Atlantean Warriors
  • Expectation of Success in Their Peaceful and
    War-like Relationships with Foreigners

79
The Atlantean Belief System Values
  • Nation
  • Patriotism
  • Willingness To Sacrifice
  • Admiration of the Atlantean Way
  • Orientation Toward Usually Benign Cultural
    Imperialism

80
The Atlantean Belief System Norms
  • Honesty Abandonment of Covert Action
  • Dependability Expected OthersTo be Dependable
    We can usually depend on foreigners to keep
    their word. King Atlas
  • Credibility Their Word was Their Bond If they
    say they will support us, they will. Pharaoh
    Amenamen.

81
The Atlantean Belief System Attitudes
  • Superiority Orientation to Other Nations as
    Inferiors
  • Cosmopolitan Orientation Toward Acceptance of
    Foreign Products/People
  • Friendly Attitude Orientation Toward Peaceful
    Relationships
  • Suspicion Almost a Paranoid View of World in
    Last Days

82
The Atlantean Belief System Images
  • Expansionist Egypt We must be aware of
    Expansionist Egypt and Her Friends. Uldag
    Spokesman. Oriented them toward Preparedness
  • A Positive Image of Rest of World Oriented
    toward Peaceful Interchange in Trade, Diplomacy,
    Immigration
  • Greek Challenge to Positive ImageThe
    Misperception of Atlantean Intentions Resulting
    in War

83
The Atlantean Belief System Emotions
  • Shame
  • Obligated to Redress Grievances Without Being
    Asked
  • Spay of Bigs Caper.We ask forgiveness for the
    embarrassing action of our forces in the Spay of
    Bigs caper. King Oly Moly
  • Trojan Horse Episode Paid Indemnity of 5
    Million Coppers and Apology

84
Fortunate Atlanteans Summary
F
  • Fortunate Physical Setting
  • Abundant Natural Resources
  • Ambitious, Energetic and Talented Citizens
  • Well-Developed Capital Plant
  • Successful Past History
  • Successful Experiment in Organzining to Promote
    Security Prosperity

85
Fortunate Atlanteans Summary
  • Clear Ideology and Constitutional Principles
  • Humanistic Approach to theWorld
  • Admirable Values Attractive Norms
  • Sometime Conflicting Attitudes
  • Confusing Images

86
A Synthesis of their World View
  • Adjectives that Sum It Up
  • Atlanteans Were Confident, Humanistic,
    Idealistic, Optimistic, Patriotic
  • Believed That People Were Good, Atlanteans
    Should Be Adapative to the World, but That They
    Must Be Defensive-Minded.

87
II. Foreign Policies The Result of FPO
88
A
Atlantian Security Policies
  • 1. Threat Assessment Secure but Concerned
    Nation
  • Period of Military Power - No Enemies
  • Last 100 Years - Suspicion, Distrust
  • Persians, Greeks, Assyrians and Egyptians
  • Confidence Combined With Prudence

89
Atlantean Foreign Policies
  • 2. Security Perspectives and Strategies
  • Successful but Flawed
  • Self Reliant From Isolationist to
    Imperialist/National Universalist Whether they
    like or not those whom we require to be part of
    the Atlantean empire will...recognize the many
    benefits. Kind Lawdalmitee
  • Affiliationist the Carrot and the Club From
    Doctrine to Balance of Power

90
The Two-Pronged Deterrence Doctrine The Club and
the Carrot
2 a. b.
  • Club Tine Fight those Who Are Dangerous to Us
  • The Carrot Tine Reward ThoseWho Are Friendly to
    Us
  • Reward those who treat us as friends punish
    those who come to our shores as enemies.Atlas
  • Strategy Uncertain and Oftimes Unfriendly World
    Led to Balance of Power

91
Security Patterns
3.
  • Friends, Enemies, and the Rest
  • Neorealist, Balance of Power, Dependency Theory

92
Atlantean National Prosperity Policies
B.
  • 1. The International Prosperity Situation
    Prosperity for All
  • Current Situation

of World GNP
93
Atlantean Current Situation (contd)
  • GNP Per Capita

94
National Prosperity Policies
VII.
  • Perspectives Absolutely and Comparatively in
    Favor of most Free Trade
  • Strategies Free and Preferred
  • Restriction 5 Tarrif on Imports, Exports
  • Export-Promotion Strategy
  • Number One Importer (Process/Export)
  • Subsidies and Preference to Imports to Empire

95
National Prosperity Patterns
3
  • Import Preferences

96
National Prosperity Patterns (contd)
  • Commodity Composition Primary Products,
    Manufactured Goods

97
Prosperity Patterns (contd)
98
Prosperity Patterns (contd)
99
Environmental Policies
C.
  • Reverence for Land and Animals
  • Damage to Environment Not an Issue
  • No Modern Environmental Hazards
  • No Specific Policies Toward the Environment

100
The Status of Atlantis
2.
  • Status Assessment High-Flying, Adored,
    Sometimes Abhorred
  • No Policies to Advance International Status
  • Scale of 10 9 or 9.5 (Admiration or Fear)
  • Status Understood Modest and Encouraging

101
Status Policies
VII.
  • No Policies
  • Power and Confidence Sufficient
  • Atlantean Ships in Foreign Harbors - Status
    Consequences

102
E. Current Issues Primacy Threatened
  • Persian Problem
  • Intercepted Papyral Documents From Egypt (Support
    for Dissident Groups in N.Africa.)
  • Threaten Persian Interests
  • How to Respond - Interrupted

103
Current Issues Primacy Threatened
  • Trade With Assyria
  • Assyrians Selling More Than Buying - Trying to
    Raise Tarrifs on Atlantean Goods
  • Assyrians Wanted Industrial Protection - Trade
    Negotiations Favored Atlanteans

104
And So It Disappeared
  • A Loss for the Ages

105
Conclusion Atlantis, Where Are You Now?
  • Evaluation
  • Objective
  • Weaknesses Led Atlantis to War, Repression,
    Contempt (Struggle Between Good and Evil)
  • Irony of Disappearance
  • Noble Purposes, Individual Worth, Wisdom,
    Bravery, Justice, Imperialism

106
Conclusion Atlantis, Where Are You Now?
  • Subjective
  • Traditional Society Vs. Growth of Industrial
    Society
  • Would the Bad Have Outweighed the Good? No The
    Solution to the Dilemma of Modernity?

107
Prognosis the Decline, Fall, and Resurgence
  • On the Path to Hegemony
  • Control of Military May Have Weakened
  • Victory Short-Lived As Result of Combined
    OppositionInability to Sustain
  • Weakness and Economic Hardship Would Lead to
    Isolationism
  • Long-Term Resurgence and Renewed Interest in
    Others
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