[LMB] OT: Backups using My Book Live

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Sat Jul 3 01:51:39 BST 2021



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From: "Matthew George" <matt.msg at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold." 
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Sent: 7/2/2021 8:27:07 PM
Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Backups using My Book Live

>On Fri, Jul 2, 2021 at 5:01 PM Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <
>lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>
>>
>>  These days we have far more examples of countries reducing their
>>  population growth a generation after achieving prosperity (as children
>>  become a cost instead of an essential farm implement).
>>
>
>Which produces its own problems, since the only truly reliable way for a
>species to persist is to have more children than can survive, and winnow
>them down.  *Idiocracy* would be an interesting movie to show to the past.
>
>Matt G.
But few governments today look beyond the next election. But if they 
take a LONG TERM view, it extends to the election after that.

Harvey
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