[extropy-chat] Extinctions

Damien Sullivan phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Tue Jun 13 23:24:38 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 07:12:25PM -0400, Martin Striz wrote:
> On 6/13/06, Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ### After harm from pollution is proven, and given class action suits,
> > the tort law can be used to form a feedback loop between polluters and
> > their victims.
> When you factor in the costs of healthcare, regulations aren't that
> inefficient, especially in a country like the United States which
> spends more on healthcare as a percentage of its GDP than any country

And we have more GDP, so we're spending more absolutely as well.  Funny
how we don't live longer.
The %GDP difference is big, too, like 15% for us then 10% for the next.

-xx- Damien X-) 

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