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> Since no-one can compete militarily with the US, it's not surprising
> that sports should be so inward looking, a bit like 14th century China
> deciding to destroy its entire fleet of ships because they deemed
> they sailed to inferior in every way to China, and as such it wasn't worth
> bothering with the rest of the world.
Ah, Vince, you have touched on oen of the historical mysteries I would like
to understand --the Chinese fleet's end. Do you by any chance have any
citations to sources that delve into that?
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