> On Friday, November 09, 2001 5:18 PM Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> > Nation-building is the only strategy that ever worked for America. It is
> > only natural to suppose that America will never use it again. The only
> > hope for the Afghani is that the war drags on until 2005 and we get a
> > better President.
> Can you give any examples of nation-building working? What exactly do you
> mean by it?
Post-WWII. Marshall Plan. Germany. Japan. You know, those two highly
industrialized liberal democracies, allies of the USA, that used to be our
blood enemies sixty years ago?
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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