[ExI] US ?failed miserably? in wargame reportedly against China attack on Taiwan
possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 22:29:49 UTC 2021
"The thought had occurred to me. The internet never forgets. All the
disparaging comments I have posted about commies are there forever. This is
not to say I have any intentions of stopping however."
Spike, I hope that if China ever takes over, that I get to share a cell
with you and Stuart! I would learn so much! : ) Well, at least when not
working a 14 hour shift of breaking rocks, after which we would spend
several hours memorizing Socialist-Leninist-Marxist doctrine, with a great
deal of encouragement from the instructors...
On Tue, Aug 10, 2021 at 9:18 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> On Behalf Of
> Stuart LaForge via extropy-chat
> >> ...only a matter of time before it sets its sights on the Philippines.
> China is both patient and ambitious.
> >....China is already about 2/3rds of U.S. GDP and growing. If China
> conquers Taiwan, and the tiger economies, then they will have overnight
> economic parity.
> Ja to all, with some additional comment: if China takes Taiwan, its
> productivity will quickly be a fraction of what it was. I don't see that
> economy flourishing under communism of any form. Its capital will flee
> before the commies arrive. Bitcoin has given us international mobile
> Stuart you know where I live, in the Bay Area. We have been watching
> Chinese and Taiwanese money flowing into this place for so long, we assume
> the big bucks are always coming from that direction. It is very seldom we
> see anyone born and raised in the USA coming from outside and buying in
> around here. I don't recall a single example in years. I did, 32 years
> ago, but we were the exception to the rule even then. We were people who
> were willing to sacrifice standard of living in order to get where the
> technology was being developed.
> >... Then it might be time to learn Mandarin, praise Mao, and mind your
> social credits.
> Stuart LaForge
> The thought had occurred to me. The internet never forgets. All the
> disparaging comments I have posted about commies are there forever. This
> not to say I have any intentions of stopping however. In my heartfelt
> opinion, communism is a flawed concept that fails every time it is tried,
> absolutely regardless of whether it is true communism or some diluted
> version of it: communism deters innovation and initiative. If the proles
> are not allowed to have cool stuff for their effort, they won't expend the
> effort. They will do just enough to get by. Universal truth.
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