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Hi Mike Points taken

Reader comment on item: Obama's Hollow Promises Abroad
in response to reader comment: Limited American power

Submitted by Lars Nielsen (Denmark), Feb 19, 2014 at 19:17

Hi Mike

Everything You say is true. But there is one point, You are not taking into consideration. Chinese people and other people in Asia, are perfectly capable of imitating our production methods, and therefore, by pure numbers, they can produce more, than we can. Further, they have proven in the past, they are capable of invention and renewals. They have been richer than we in the past, and probably they can do it again.

Now this is not necessarily a bad thing, because they do not have to be our enemies. Hopefully, we can be the best of friends. But never the less, if they grow richer than we, probably, they will also take the lead and rule the world. This will inevitably mean, they will make decisions, we do'nt like, but we cannot help it. War will only be a solution, if they attack us or our allies, because I do not think, we will attack them, if it is not morally justified.

Nice to have this discussion with You



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