whythecynic68 karma2020-03-19 15:15:23 UTC
As someone who grew up in such an "Eastern" culture, it's just as individualistic and profit-centered. Financial success at any cost is a common worldview.
Which is why, somewhat ironically, I think you're right. Competition between groups of survivors will drive the rebuilding process, while the individualism-repressing aspects will work great to ensure compliance and suppress dissent within the group itself.
Basically, we'd be setting the stage for and gambling on an enlightened dictator, who have been the patrons of progress for much of humanity anyway.
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whythecynic13 karma2019-04-30 17:34:46 UTC
Yes, exactly. You sound like a great candidate for the Influenzer Initiative! </s>
whythecynic9 karma2019-04-30 18:45:05 UTC
Best novelty username ever.
whythecynic4 karma2019-04-30 19:01:50 UTC
Compliment, my good human. You are the voice of a world where most thoughts start with "fuck".
whythecynic3 karma2020-03-19 15:21:26 UTC
I'm in digital forensics. Either we come out of this rich, or not at all.
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