Sep 12, 2019
"Ladies. Gentlemen. Mr. Secretary General.
We are a proud people. Like so many of the other fledgling countries represented here today, our national identity was forged in a struggle against imperialist aggression, and it was our pride that told us to continue fighting when all other counsel urged surrender. It is with that same pride that I stand before you today as the newest member of the United Nations, honored to at last be recognized as part of the world community."
This is a serialized story narrated by Matt Arnold with the permission of the author, Scott Alexander. The original text is here: