- Oct 3, 2016
Oh stop it. I wrote:Wit…HSR investments led to engine development? Lol. That is just insane logic. I don’t think the US or USSR had HSR as the bassis for aircraft engine development. Please desist from making such childish statements.
On promoting science and technology: the massive HSR you dismissed was a huge impetus for China's science and tech growth.
Why try such a cheap trick to win some imaginary debate point that no one said? lol
If you want a serious discussion on how a government encourage the expansion of science and technology then look at China's national projects like HSR and their effects on pushing the scientific and technological base. HSR led directly to China's leading position in civil engineering and high technology in everything from maglev to green energy:
High-Speed Rail Opening and Green Innovation—Evidence From China
Significant progress has been achieved in the construction of transportation infrastructure in China, where a high-speed rail network of considerable scale and high operational speed has been formed. Against the backdrop of China’s current keynote on “carbon peaking” and “carbon neutrality,” the...
High-speed rail and high-tech industry evolution: Empirical evidence from China
Launching high-speed rail (HSR) services leads to time–space compression and contributes in the reconstruction of economic activities. This research e…