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RE: NK Today
I am confused about the notion of quasi-democracy. What you've described is merely capitalism and industrialization.
On Sunday, November 04, 2001 16:34, Love Shack [SMTP:Home@DanSources.com] wrote:
> I do not disagree with your assessment ...
> However,. I guess we should do a some comparing and can take into
> account the USA's weapons production industry as also being paranoid.
> Especially since it accounts for most of our capital exports overseas.
> Other then food I do not know what the USA exports to other countries.
> Seems Japans and Germanys recovery came from one fact that they did not
> have to fund an expensive military. Giving them an opportunity to
> develop a strong commercial economy.
> South Koreans IMO still live in a quasi-Democracy. The average citizen
> is well off compared to their relatives in the north. But interestingly
> the south treats its citizens much in the same way the North does. Yes
> the South has a greatly superior cash flow economic mechanisms which
> keep the populace out of desperate poverty.
> As far as attitudes are concerned they treat their citizens much the
> same. One just has more money. Somehow the spots do not change, some
> are just larger.
> Dan Fahey
> AMPSOne@aol.com wrote:
> > Huh? This sounds more like the "Workers' Paradise" view of socialist
> > utopia than reality. Both countries were pretty much a wreck after the
> > war, but to all accounts the South recovered better and faster than
> > the North ever did.
> > Heavy industy -- especially one only suited to weapons production --
> > is not a mark of a developed nation, only a paranoid one.
> > Cookie Sewell
> > AMPS
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