From: Keith Henson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat 19 Mar 2005 - 02:25:09 GMT
At 03:49 AM 18/03/05 -0800, Scott Chase wrote:
>--- Keith Henson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > [Posted this on another list, but since it mentions
> > memes . . . .]
> > Re several threads on this list, I make a case
> > rooted in the stone age that
> > a lot of the populations of the world are either now
> > stressed (such as
> > those who dropped out of the middle class in the US)
> > or are anticipating
> > the world getting worse.
> > Exceptions are the Chinese, and a few other
> > countries where economic
> > conditions are improving and look like they will for
> > a while.
>Not sure how you're excepting the Chinese. Better keep
>an eye on recent news wrt Taiwan. Could become a "time
>for war" sans xenophobia if Taiwan asserts its
>indepedence as a sovereign state.
When Tiawan and China go to war without first having economic problems,
falling income per capita, or some other situation that make the future
look bleak, then my prognostication will fail.
Making noise doesn't count as war.
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