[ExI] "Toward a Type 1 civilization" by Michael Shermer

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 12:30:16 UTC 2008

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 7:50 PM, Damien Sullivan
<phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 04:26:44PM +0200, Stefano Vaj wrote:
>>    Japan has copied in a remarkably close fashion constitutional
>>    technicalities from the western world. Yet, out of indirect
>>    information and personal experience I am under the impression that
>>    China is much more deeply westernised these days, as far as the real
>>    power structures and society working are concerned, in spite of the
> Westernised how?

At a cultural and mentality level. Anedoctical evidence, however,
please do not challenge me to offer examples of in-depth sociological
or anthropological or economic studies. :-)

Stefano Vaj

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