[ExI] beheadings etc.
spike66 at att.net
Sun Mar 1 20:01:23 UTC 2015
From: extropy-chat [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf
Of Mirco Romanato
>...I have friends in Sicily, merely 400 km from Libya; just a few hours of
navigation divide them from ISIS fighters...
Extrapolate forward. Imagine Italy doesn't get a handle on the immigration
and demographics problem. 50 years from now, the Vatican is in a dangerous
neighborhood. Tourists have mostly stopped coming, because of the risk
entering or leaving from fidels. There are random acts of violence against
artifacts: ancient carvings explode, an archive mysteriously burns, a mortar
lands within the walls.
Now imagine the Vatican coming to conclude that the whole works must be
evacuated while there is still something left to evacuate. Where would it
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