SW10: Psychovant Teaches American History #7 (Spain vs. Portugal vs. the World)

Drew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 23:53:02 PST 2019

On 11/19/2019 10:00 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
>    -  Anyway...  Aside from pirates, Spain blew its wealth on *conquering 
> Portugal* for a while.  Then the Spanish Armada and the Thirty Years War and so 
> on. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Spain#Early_Modern_Spain)  And 
> they lost.  Nothing makes people hate you, so much as being top dog.

As well, it turns out that killing people and taking their precious metal 
doesn't actually make you richer, it just leads to inflation. (Killing people 
and taking their stuff of intrinsic value makes you richer... until the above 
stuff happens.)

Drew "sheesh" Nilium

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