Three Gorges Dam "Deformed But Safe"

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Re: Three Gorges Dam "Deformed But Safe"

Post by randy » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:48 pm

slowpoke wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:34 pm
This is the most dangerous the world has been in my life.
Not sure how old you are, but as someone that spent most of the 80's on SAC bases or similar High Value Targets, I have a slightly different perspective. ;)
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Re: Three Gorges Dam "Deformed But Safe"

Post by BDK » Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:57 pm

I think we are seeing something similar, though. The Soviets, really, didn’t have the money to buy as much influence as the ChiComs do - and they never sent hundreds of thousands of enemy agents per year to us. (Han exchange students are usually die hard party members, IME. I met one who was a decent human being - and she got “recalled.”)

China’s manufacturing base was already getting old. Beijing NEEDS Trump to lose. He’s getting both parties to, at least, talk about the IP theft, etc.

I can’t think of the proper term, but I think Beijing has a very fragile grip on stability, and reality. I had some Han “master race” lunatic go off once about Chinese superiority, etc, back at A&M.

As an individual, he was weak, stupid, slow, and unsuccessful- so, like most racists. I couldn’t understand how he thought he was superior to anyone else in the room.

I THINK all of Beijing might be like that. They have a need to be a master race, and, since they can’t prove it in their own, they’d be fine with wrecking the world, provided they were wrecked least.

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Re: Three Gorges Dam "Deformed But Safe"

Post by Weetabix » Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:05 pm

How can communists/atheists have a mandate from heaven?
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Re: Three Gorges Dam "Deformed But Safe"

Post by Greg » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:58 pm

Weetabix wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:05 pm
How can communists/atheists have a mandate from heaven?
Chinese history demonstrates more or less the devil himself could get the mandate of heaven if he maintained stability and order. Which in China is no small task, and terrible terrible things happen when stability and order break down as it does periodically.
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