A clearly hypothetical situation.
What if the second world war didn't happen? Imagine no Hitler, no Ribbentrop-Molotov pact, no A-bomb, no Cold War etc. How would you imagine our glorious Rzeczpospolita today?
Pre-war Poland was pretty monocle. We were modernizing pretty quickly. Just let's take a few examples of our great technological designs.
PZL.50 "Jastrz?b" prototype
Orzel class submarine (one of the best pre-war submarine designs)
COP was quite a grand and successful idea. We had a modern railway system, science was doing good and **** was cash. The plans were grand and our future looked bright.
Generally, people were prouder, more decent and more ambitious back then. They also actually cared
. After all, ORP Orze? was croudfunded(!). And Pi?sudzki was a bro.