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Sweden wants to promote democracy and creativity through video games

16
Apr
2014

In an attempt to promote either democracy, creativity, personal expression, or some slightly convoluted combination of all three, Sweden has been operating a program called Democrativity thats meant to curate ideas for the most unlikely game ever. Democrativity has been crowdsourcing ideas for unlikely characters, environments, and goals, and allowing people to vote on what they like the most. Democracy is the mother of creativity. This will apparently promote democracy because freedom, equality, and openness are essential to both it and creativity. The program appears to have launched just last month alongside a strange inspirational video heralding Swedens creativity by pointing to famous Swedish output such as Minecraft and Robyns intense dancing.

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