Originally Posted by magerette
I know you don't want to reveal your country, Prime J, but those hints are quite tantalizing.
Originally Posted by Prime Junta
One common criticism of my country is that even though we're good at innovating and engineering, we're lousy at turning the innovations into commercially successful products — i.e., we're good at managing, improving, and optimizing supply, but lousy at recognizing and exploiting demand.
Don't need war for idiocies like that. My country wiped out three-quarters of our building heritage in the 1960's and 1970's. There are very few small towns where the center isn't a concrete-paved square surrounded by dismal, low concrete-glass-and-rusting-steel boxes.