I can see that we will cause very considerable trouble within the EU on leaving.
diy wrote:One only has to look at the universe itself to know that you cannot expand in all directions at the same time without problems.
miner wrote:No, not at all. You don't seem to understand that repair and refurbishment are not viable once a certain level of degeneration has occurred. It's analogous to a derelict building or a clapped-out car.
Look at another analogy: low-cost airlines. The ones which have succeeded are exclusively those which were not created by large national airlines, such as BA, KLM, Lufthansa etc. Why did they all fail? Because their internal and financial culture was that of a major, subsidized, corporate national carrier and could not be altered and was incompatible with the needs of a low-cost carrier.
The same applies to the EU, which consists of a stubborn, centralization-inspired, pampered, champagne socialist thinking which will never be altered.
You seem to be myopic and oblivious to the fact that the EU is a POLITICAL entity which as such will never metamorphose back into a non-political trading-only bloc...
We tried to change the EU and the EU was not prepared to even accede to those relatively small changes.
But a clapped out car will often yield a good engine, or other useful parts.
Hairyloon wrote:I imagine that you're wealthy enough to not give such trivia the slightest attention,
Hairyloon wrote: we are talking about global issues: is the world wealthy enough to simply trash such a big investment?
Hairyloon wrote: You may think the EU is corrupt, ....
Hairyloon wrote: explain again how these airlines operate without the benefit of an internationally agreed system of air traffic control?
Hairyloon wrote: You seem to be conflating two distinct questions. The first is of what is the best outcome from this situation second is of how to achieve that outcome.
Hairyloon wrote: That may be the case, but if not for that, it would seem to be the better solution.
Hairyloon wrote: We tried to change the EU and the EU was not prepared to even accede to those relatively small changes.
Hairyloon wrote: What did we try to change and when? I do not recall any great efforts to that end. You surely do not refer to Cameron's pathetic effort?
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