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I was thinking about how governments respond to ‘surge capacity’ issues like this.  Part of the reason they don’t drill for BIG things as well as they could is that they’re TOO complex. So rather than work out and maintain relationships with tonnes of organisations which you’re ‘very unlikely’ to need, you create emergency laws you can pass which requisition things into a command economy instead. However..  I wonder what a good non-govt response looks…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUfADkSxi-w Temperature anomalies from the past 137 years This climate visualization shows the temperature anomalies by country from 1880 through 2017, based on data from NASA. Data source: NASA GISAnimation via Washington Post

In my silver-lining head, this is how it goes: 1. Israel and Palestine fight for decades. Nothing seems to change. 2. Trump makes a bold and antagonising move. 3. Other side realises this is the end game. 4. Some negotiations about logistics. 5. Everyone who wants Jerusalem as a capital decides to share it. 6. Peace. But I’m not a member of a friendly and peaceful religion like all the key stakeholders in this debate,…