again it hits me

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The ENTIRE planet might do radically better if we blocked ourselves into hundreds of thousands of tiny sovereign political entities. We could maintain federal systems ONLY for common defense, or make our own geopolitical alliances to hedge against monsters and keep ways of importing vital goods.

I know this would involve rather harsh methods against our local psychopaths, but they'd swiftly come in MUCH shorter supply, and peace could then be upon us... in every sense of the term.

Globally. Everywhere. Anybody gets greedy, they're surrounded by neighbors who will paste them.

pipe up any time....