Re: What is the best place in the world to live?

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Wed Jun 21 2000 - 16:06:39 MDT

1) Out of the path of nuclear fallout.
2) Net exporter of food.
3) Survivable weather if electricity/water/gas is turned off for a
4) Not a major player in nanotechnology (not likely to be a target).
5) No hostile countries on border.
6) Minimum of entangling treaties.
7) No restrictions on leaving the country (so you can duck over to the
US and get a seat when Zyvex starts launching the nanospheres).

Except for (3), I'd have to guess Australia.
(Opinion only; I disclaim all expertise.)

--    Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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