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  1. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Guess which one is the best money spent?

  2. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Doubtful. Unless the Chinese really allow an open society, they aren’t going to compete with the U.S., Japan or Europe on innovation. So, they resort to theft of ideas.

    They badly want to lock us out of the opportunity to reap the benefits of selling the crap we buy, to the Chinese market. They are trying to develop the ability to “go it alone”, but like the Soviet Union, will ultimately fail.

    In the meantime, as long as our corporate masters skim enough from China’s growth, they won’t rock the boat. Sorry if that disrupts your simplistic world view.

  3. Ottodesu

    Ottodesu said, over 3 years ago

    And same goes for South Korea.
    Imitation is the first step to innovation.
    These countries prioritise high quality education. As a consequence, China is run by engineers rather than politicians/lawyers.

  4. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Yeah, but Japan was only able to move on from knockoffs because they emulated our open society. If the Chinese want to stay the course, they’ll have to do the same. Sooner or later, they will be forced to move off of their current ‘middle course’.

    IMO, the most open & tolerant cultures wind up making the big advances & generally being dominant.

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