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Old 09-20-2017, 07:44 AM
 
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
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Disadvantages: Usually severe lack of modern skyscrapers
Is this really a problem?
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Old 09-20-2017, 08:48 AM
 
Location: Ankara/Turkey
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Europe pros: Educated population, powerful economies, powerful democratic institutions.
Europe cons: Homelessness, aging population.
Asia pros: Entrepreneurship, ambition for development, younger population.
Asia cons: Underdeveloped areas, less educated population, lack of democracy in many parts of the continent.
Africa pros: Entrepreneurship, young population.
Africa cons: Underdeveloped areas, less educated population, lack of democracy in many parts of the continent.
America pros: Educated population, powerful economies, powerful democratic institutions especially in North America.
America cons: Gang activity, gun violence, homelessness.
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Old 09-20-2017, 10:54 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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Hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, etc.?
In the climate world, instability means unpredictable climate shifts. These things are a normal part of North American Climate. Now if hurricanes suddenly started appearing off the west coast, then that would point to the climate destabilizing.
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Old 09-20-2017, 11:33 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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Europe
Strengths: Rich and well preserved cultural history. Not much in the way of severe weather. Educated population. Generally strong economically. Mostly forward looking.
Weaknesses: Most deforested continent. Aging population. Hostility toward immigrants.
North America
Strengths: Highly variable landscapes and climates. Generally strong economically.
Weaknesses: Much urban sprawl. Huge homeless population. Frequently resistant to change.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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In the climate world, instability means unpredictable climate shifts. These things are a normal part of North American Climate. Now if hurricanes suddenly started appearing off the west coast, then that would point to the climate destabilizing.
I agree with you but what I said is probably what he had in mind.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Turku, Finland
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Europe,

Pros: Everything, keeping the world as its b*tch
Cons: Not ruling the world anymore as it was before
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:44 PM
 
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Africa pros: -
Africa cons: Africans
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Old 09-20-2017, 03:49 PM
 
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"Continent" does not mean much. What do Japan and Pakistan have in common?
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Old 09-20-2017, 04:38 PM
 
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North America

Strengths - Mountains, beautiful beaches, cuisine

Weaknesses - Too many suburbs, huge travel distances, lack of well preserved history, unstable climate, hurricanes, tornadoes, too boring, expensive air travel, unstable borders, crime, lack of walkability, crappy public transport, unhealthy work-life balance

South America

Strengths - Culture, history, friendly people, slower pace of life, extravertedness, cuisine, wine, music styles, diversity, climate, breathtaking mountains, waterfalls, tropical highlands, beaches, stunning biodiversity, eclectic cities, walkable

Weaknesses - Huge travel distances, expensive air travel, corruption, crime

Africa

Strengths - Nature

Weaknesses - Underdeveloped, homophobia, religious intolerance, crime, war, corruption

Asia

Strengths - Cuisine, thousands of years of history, safety, diversity, beaches, mountains, unique cultures, big cities, technology, architecture, linguistic diversity, easy travel, top-notch public transport, affordable

Weaknesses - Distrust towards foreigners, insolation, overly rigid and conservative social structures, workaholism

Europe

Strengths - Safety, security,
extremely easy travel, culture, thousands of years of history, public transport, big cities, progressiveness, mountains, healthy work-life balance, safety net, social services, beaches

Weaknesses - Pretentiousness, rude people, cuisine

Oceania

Strengths - Amazing climate, outdoorsy activities, beaches, safety, stability

Weaknesses - Too isolated from everything
Europe: Strengths- safety, security. Really??? Stabbings, truck attacks, subway/metro explosions, shooting people up by Muslims is almost a weekly occurrence in Europe (London, Paris, Brussels, Barcelona, Cambrils, Moscow, St. Petersburg etc.)
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Old 09-20-2017, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Bologna, Italy
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Africa pros: -
Africa cons: Africans
that's racist
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