Name change

In order to prevent confusion we have decided to change the name of this site, currently Republic of Lagrangia. There are two reasons to reconsider a name change:

  1. The current name either suggest that we are either a micronation or a government in exile. We are neither.
  2. It distracts from the actual name of the country we want to establish: the Humanist Republic of Mordan.

We are considering the following names:

  1. The Lagrangian Republican Association
  2. The Lagrangian Humanist Republicans
  3. The Lagrangian Humanist Settlers Association

We would like to hear your opinion on this change.

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10 thoughts on “Name change”

  1. You are too late to prevent confusion. I’ve been confused ever since I began reading your site. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

    But I will try to give my opinion of your name change. ๐Ÿ™‚

    I don’t like the word Republican. I get a little twitch or tic whenever I see or hear it. Or maybe it is just the word “an” that is the offender as nothing happens when I see the word Republic.

    The word Settlers doesn’t settle too well with me. Seems a bit humdrum or everyday. Drab and lifeless. Just no get up and go feeling. I prefer something with a pioneering spirit.

    Association is a group with a common interest or pursuit. But the word association congers up: “Oh it’s Thursday night. Darn! Got to go to the boring association meeting. They will just be asking for more money or voting on something.”

    I found some substitutes: cooperative, league, partnership, coalition, alliance and yes guild as suggested by john z.

    Humanist seems satisfactory to me. I would suggest leaving the “The” off of any new names.

    Thanks for inviting us to participate. ๐Ÿ™‚

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