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Originally posted by Nemiro
Isn't the current economic growth taking place in India and China (and indeed many other Asian countries) very similar to the industrial revolution that occured in Europe and North America during the 1800s to early 1900s? (may not be exact dates) Except this time they also have modern ("space age") technology at the same time? Technically they're just modernising. It isn't like they'll just eclipse everyone else. (They'd have to discover new technology first)
Originally posted by IchiNiSan
reply to post by Hallberg Rassy
unfortunately westerners tend to forget their colonial era, and scratches on their head why non-westerners do not mimic the western standards of norms and values, and why non-westerners still remember something that westerners forgot for so long ago