[ExI] Running up against energy limits
atymes at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 22:25:01 UTC 2021
On Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 3:02 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Did it seem probable that the US would withdraw from Afghanistan quietly
> in the night evacuating the military first, handing over tens of billions
> of dollars in advanced munitions, while stranding American citizens and
> allies to fall into the hands of sworn enemies?
> Had you told me that would happen, I would have dismissed it as
> impossible. The USA doesn’t do stuff like that.
Not often. But the predictions had specific callbacks to Vietnam.
(Granted, "tens of billions of dollars" was in part due to inflation
between then and now.)
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