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This explains a couple of other things, by the way:

  • Most ETers aren't members of any very well established tribe in the same way: rootless cosmopolitans (as Migeru calls us) doesn't really do the job! This explains our inability to easily understand these people.

  • They believe everyone else thinks the way they do. The Indians can't be trying to get rich because they'd like to be: they want to dominate the world. The Chinese likewise. I personally believe that both the Indias and Chinese will have enough to do for the next hundreds years or so just managing the transitions in their own countries.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Jul 17th, 2007 at 06:43:19 AM EST

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