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The Intellectuals are one of the political factions in Tropico 6. They are some of the most recent political groups to reach relevancy. They are open-minded globalists who challenge the Conservatives' old ways of thinking and doing things. Their mission is to help Tropico progress into the future through education.

Likes and Dislikes

  • Likes: They like progress, building with new technologies, and governmental tools that improves conditions for the people and the environment with the vision of peaceful global society.
  • Dislikes: They dislike old-fashioned religious and military traditions. They dislike edicts and work modes that promotes backwards thinking or the exploitation of minorities.

Constitutional Stance


  • Armed Forces: Pacifist State
  • Voting Rights: All Citizens Vote
  • Religion and State: Atheist State
  • Ecology: Zero Emission
  • Media Independence: Free Media
  • Separation of Powers: True Separation
  • Personal Rights: Privacy Rights
  • Marriage Rights: Open Marriage
  • Global Market Economy: International Trade Partnership
  • Edicts: Cultural Diversity, Policy of Detente, Audience, Literacy Program, Spelling Bee, Knownledgio Sinco

Preferred Buildings

  • Modern Apartements and Modern Mansions
  • Fish Farm, Hydroponic Plantation, Factory Ranch, Automated Mine
  • Educational buildings such as High School, College, Library, and Research Lab
  • Wind Turbine and Solar Power Plant
  • Arcade
  • Gourmet Restaurant
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Space Program
  • Cyber Operations Center
  • Waste Treatment Facility


  • The Intellectuals seems to be at odds with not only the Conservatives, but also Religious and Militarists.


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