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It’s interesting how what we value changes with technology. In the 19th century, Saudi Arabia was good for absolutely nothing except raw material for a children’s sandbox. But once crude oil was found to be useful, that part of the world became, utterly by accident, incredibly rich.
In the same matter, “rare earth” was barely a thing twenty years ago. But now, there’s this……….