[ExI] Repudiating the national debt
rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Wed May 18 12:01:04 UTC 2016
On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 1:23 AM, Dan TheBookMan <danust2012 at gmail.com>
> > ### Well, yeah, but it's much easier to make your own country flourish
> > and in fact you pretty much have to make it flourish if you ever want to
> > the resources you need to fix the universe.
> Not at all. One can work in smaller communities. To believe, for instance,
> in the US example, that somehow 230 plus million people is a magic number
> seems arbitrary, an accident of history. Also, an immediate way to improve
> everyone's lives would be simple to open the borders -- allow free
> migration across the borders. Then the boost in productivity would, by most
> estimates be a more than doubling of the world's standard of living.
### Yes, by all means, you do need to make your country great, because in
sick countries smaller communities are devoured by their neighbors.
Open immigration of low-IQ and hostile people would dramatically lower our
standard of living. Also, proximity + diversity = war.
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