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Newfie wrote:They will hang onto the status quo for as long as possible, past the point where failure is obvious.
It is just the same with our oil rich lifestyle here in the US. It is obvious that it is unsustainable and is wrecking havoc with our planet and endangering the very future of our species. Yet we are frozen in inaction. Ditto, EU. Human nature.
1). People in general are REALLY, REALLY, stupid.
2). People, aside from the third world, now expect/demand that "government will/should take care of them". Given the dismal results of THAT, see number 1.
3). People have given up. They don't believe their efforts make enough of a difference -- or can reliably enough make a real difference. So, to hell with it and "Party on, Garth" until the music stops.
Novus wrote:I am voting break up but it may be another year or so before the chips actually come crashing down. If they were smart they would move now for an orderly break up.
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