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- Mon Dec 04, 2006 11:18 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: New to Uplink community, supprised and a little disappointed
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- Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:08 pm
- Forum: Introversion Lounge
- Topic: Internet, I need your help.
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KingAl wrote:There was some massive debacle with Lloyds of London in the late 80s - I'm not sure what effect it had on the economy, though.
No, I think he's talking about Black/Gray Wednesday. If so, he's clearly not an economist.
Hmm... intresting political outlook. I think I'd rather see more unity than seperation in the world, but I can see your point about decentralised decision making. Are you familer with Oates' Decentralisation Theorem? ('72, I think.) It was written about public good provision, but any cost-benifit de...
We put ourself at the center of the world map because we naturally see the world in relation to where we live. My point exactly. It's not arrogance, it just that America is so huge that you don't need to see the world in the context of other countries. Most other countries see the world in a more i...
Hmm... The US does itself no favours by being so huge . Because it is the main market for film and media, Hollywood, American politics and education tend to focus their attention on the domestic market, which means that you just can't make a blockbuster where the Americans loose, (The book of Master...
On this sort of topic, they are also making (another) film about the Dambuster raids. For those americans in the house, the Dambuster's were 617 Squadron, RAF Bomber Command - they were formed for one mission, using modified aircraft and a prototype weapon, manufactured by Vickers Armstrong and desi...