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The only political outcome that matters the next 50 years is whether the US can keep its head out of its ass long enough to hold off China
 

luka

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The only political outcome that matters the next 50 years is whether the US can keep its head out of its ass long enough to hold off China
my advice to China is to nuke America today. do it now and do it hard. that's what i'd like to see.
 

luka

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craner doesnt see eye to eye with me on this point. hes had a sentimanetal attachment to america ever since he went on a nice road trip there with his dad.
 

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Speaking of nukes, imagine if the Soviets + Nazis had managed to team up, win the war, and finalize the Manhattan Project using US scientists.

That's the scale of problematic we could be considering if China gets to superintelligent general AI first.
 

craner

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craner doesnt see eye to eye with me on this point. hes had a sentimanetal attachment to america ever since he went on a nice road trip there with his dad.

No, it was since they maimed New York and ruined the skyline that I grew up watching in Ghostbusters.
 

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Liberal democracy isn't and was never "destined" to win, unless you have some strong evolutionary bio beliefs about human nature and the necessity of elections to the human spirit.

It could easily have gone a different direction in the past, and it could easily still
 
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