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Response to joshcryer (Reply #24)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 05:20 PM

25. How do you get a scenario where every country grows at the same rate?

Europe had a 300-year head start, and the USA had that background as well as oil, other resources and virgin territories - occupied only by Indians .

The only reason birth rates have gone down in the industrialized world is because we developed technology to do our power processing, so we didn't need as many people.

As well, multiple energy-dependent systems don't ever grow uniformly. There is always non-uniformity in access to energy and other raw materials, and geographic differences to boot..

I'm still convinced that GlobCiv 1.0 turned out the only way it could have.

3 billion people all neck and neck at half of a European level of energy consumption (or whatever) doesn't sound like Utopia to me either.

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