"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."

-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
10 The Culture WarThe items that are most important in making a great empire are…Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars2020-10-18JournalThe items that are most important in making a great empire are…Our greatest war is with ourselves because we have the most control over how strong or weak we are.  Because it is pretty clear what makes countries strong and weak, and because these strengths and weaknesses are measurable, it is easy to see how each country is doing.  These factors were laid out in the first chapter and measured by 17 indices.  I will briefly review them here.  Then in the concluding chapter, “The Future,” I will show these indices for most countries and will explore the leading indicators of them so that we can make projections for the future. Continue reading… Index The items that are most important in making a great empire are… Continue reading…