May you live in interesting times

The tsunami is already among the ten most deadly disasters in recorded history.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm no expert, but probably not. Even allowing for Boserupian neccesity-is-the-mother-of-invention-ness, there is a limit to how many people can live in one place and be comfortable.

One possibility is that the industrial revolution would have come hundreds of years earlier, and started in China instead. Who knows? Not me.

January 03, 2005 9:07 pm  

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