It took a long time to get going. But once we did, damn, we kind of got out of control didn’t we?
Here’s a thought exercise that starts getting kind of gross the deeper you dive into it: what if the entire world’s population lived in one city? What would that city look like? How big would the city be? Or how small can you pack it? Is it even possible? RealLifeLore says that you can fit 7.4 billion people into a city as big as Palestine. Which is, like, basically a bit bigger than the state of Delaware.
India has a chance to play the same role in the global economy that China has in recent years.