...assuming a system that can survive wanting to do a thing for ten years. There are other, more agile systems that can only want to do a thing for one year.
Disruption is blind.
I won't pretend to understand Chinese culture. But it, and its leaders, do appear to want to do things on the decade scale.
When I see entire regions not building housing, I see long term thought malfunctioning.
"What kids, those kids are someone else's kids"
"What do you think will happen if we do this terrible thing?"
"I dunno...we're always doing terrible things...people are always complaining hysterically...world never ends..."
I am very confident they think such consequences are a thing that exists, that they should be aware of them, that they could put long term plans at risk of very real failure.
What's our plan here?
And thus, the hypothesis from some months ago.
What's worse, a bad plan (D) or no plan at all (R)?
Note the lack of consensus.