Which superpower would the world be better off under?

Posted by: Vox_Veritas

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NATO

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Sino-Russian Axis

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PetersSmith says2015-05-16T15:40:24.6130461-05:00
Vox, there is a Sino-Russian alliance, it's called the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Juan_Pablo says2015-05-16T16:25:36.9608699-05:00
I give human life another 25 years max--unless it builds an international cooperating government. All these little nations pathetically vying for significance and power will be the end of us!
Juan_Pablo says2015-05-16T16:26:05.6964383-05:00
One world global government is the only way to go!
58539672 says2015-05-16T16:28:18.7661443-05:00
The US/NATO still has an iron grip on global economic, political, military, and social power. It would take a long time for even the SCO to take that away.
Juan_Pablo says2015-05-16T16:33:50.1378730-05:00
Vox, you need to add a third option: the one world global government!
Juan_Pablo says2015-05-16T16:36:06.9517820-05:00
Jealousy is too powerful an emotion . . . Too many nations with modern destructive technology will lead to our annihilation. That's the basis for my position.
Midnight1131 says2015-05-16T16:36:11.2418920-05:00
Juan_Pablo, while I agree with what you're saying, there's no way that we'll have a one-world gov't up and running in 25 years, and there's no way that we'd go extinct if that didn't happen in the next 25 years.
Juan_Pablo says2015-05-16T16:45:54.8372835-05:00
Midnight, when the nuclear blast is about to disintegrate you, I hope you remember my words.
tommytom says2015-05-16T16:57:15.1620055-05:00
Yay, a one-worlder! I'm a proud democratic socialist one worlder. I don't believe we will ever reach utopia, but what's wrong with trying to get as close as possible to it? "You can never reach perfection, yet practice makes perfect." I believe in many ways the world would be better under a one world global government, however there are some downsides as well, i.e. an oppressive regime taking over or cultures being eliminated, which both would need to be avoided as much as possible in my opinion. And Juan, I give Earthlings another 3 or 4 decades, although not for those reasons - don't get me started on global warming. I don't think we'll have a one world government in our lifetime, but I think it is inevitable as globalization gets bigger, the world gets smaller, and UN influence continues.
biggest_pro_going says2015-05-16T17:05:54.6486655-05:00
You may say how amazing NATO is but the USA has 2 parties witch are basically the same and 50% of the voters cant even point out Russia on a map. That may be "free" but is that really good. In the UK a Party rules the country and only 30% of the people voted for them. Not exactly state of the art politics.
Midnight1131 says2015-05-16T17:14:52.2944239-05:00
Wait, did you just say that the 2 governing parties in America are basically the same? You're very mistaken.
Vox_Veritas says2015-05-16T17:15:54.1799517-05:00
The Collective Security Treaty Organization is another such organisation, PetersSmith.
Vox_Veritas says2015-05-16T17:19:19.4005827-05:00
What Juan Pablo said is exactly why we should've carried through with the SDI.
58539672 says2015-05-16T23:45:16.2476992-05:00
The happiest nations on average tend to be in NATO or have close proximity toward NATO. The East tends to be in the middle of the list (not bad, but not great).
biggest_pro_going says2015-05-17T05:30:48.1753498-05:00
If you look at America no mater who runs it, it is still the most annoying country ever. Sanction every body, bombing everybody, funding like 100 rebel groups and coups , Saying that it is the best, most free, most right and strongest in every way country.
CannedBread says2015-05-17T10:36:38.3786058-05:00
Biggest_pro_going, maybe your gay *ss country should stop trying to unite the Russian people, then attempting to take over all of Europe, then you'll lose, then you'll become the pathetic little country that isn't even on the UN security council. And then another country in that train wreck of a continent. Russia is just the second Nazi regime, but instead of killing millions of gays, you'll kill millions of gays, because Russia had a problem with those people.
biggest_pro_going says2015-05-17T17:41:43.7848097-05:00
To start i am not Russian. Lets go "gay *ss country"- u say Russia is homophobic and say its "gay*ss" its like its like calling a homophobic person gay as an insult. " trying to unite the Russian people"- i guess you are vote to the referendum in Crimea were international observers deemed it fair and over 95% of people voted to join Russia with a over 90% turn out. Take over Europe? What is Crimea Europe now? "train wreck of a continent"- Russia you see is in 2 continents, witch are BOTH economically and militarily STRONGER THAN your beloved America.
biggest_pro_going says2015-05-17T17:41:58.6362001-05:00
What a nooob
Vox_Veritas says2015-05-18T13:14:29.3813322-05:00
I don't want to get caught up in this flame war, but in no major area (that is, military, economy, diplomacy, population size, etc) is Russia the USA's equal.
58539672 says2015-05-18T18:07:06.2009863-05:00
@Vos-Veritas Russia is equal to the US in nuclear armament, but thats about it.

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