Seven and a half billion people can't be reversed or even slowed down at this point.
China tried that fifty years ago.
If you look at the methodology behind that decision you can see their rational.
They changed course only because global modernization was leaving them behind and leaving them to world vulnerability.
Big business's the world over clamored onboard to make money.
Vast amounts of money.
Korea and Viet Nam are China's legacy from the USA.
Neither would have been allowed to happen today.
Bullying China that way.
Invading their homeland.
Bullying their neighbors..
Our businessmen bullying their way..
Our government supporting them with our armies..