Re: ECON: Lack of skilled people in the USA

From: Chris Russo (
Date: Wed Jan 31 2001 - 07:31:26 MST

> > Max More wrote: In an article
>> reporting the declining position of the United States in world trade in
>> telecommunications equipment,
>Part of the problem might be that a long run of good times has
>to a certain extent demotivated students. Even the slouches
>manage to find adequate employment. We are to a certain
>extent victims of our own success.

That's a good point, and it ties in with the "True abundance?"
thread. Will nanotechnologies that make life easier for people
really solve problems, or will it create bigger ones down the road?


Chris Russo

"If anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought 
or deed, I will gladly change.  I seek the truth, which never yet 
hurt anybody.  It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance 
which does harm."
              -- Marcus Aurelius, MEDITATIONS, VI, 21

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