Sizzling Economy Revitalizes India

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Mon Oct 20 12:27:10 PDT 2003


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daniel grisinger writes:
>Adam L Beberg wrote:
>> Every cellphone and digital thingie 
>> is a little more slavery and death in the Congo where they dig up the 
>> rocks you need to make them.
>
>So we'll trade death in the Congo for death in the Kuiper.  What's the
>difference, except for shipping times?

eh, several orders of magnitude in the expense of getting the materials
from their current locations, to the factories that want them?

Lesson in economics required ;)

- --j.
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