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Gregg R Thomas commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"I and a small group of scientists are working on designing a virus that will make all women 99% less viable for pregnancy.  Once developed we will introduce it into the worldwide population, the effect will be noticeable 9 months later in a…"
Jan 2
David Smith commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"@  RobertPiano "We can thank religion a lot for shit storm this world will become" no argument at all, they have a lot to answer for.  But they havnt don't anything that cant be fixed. @ Rocky…"
Jan 2
David Smith commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"once again, Sorry, I forgot information on the permaculture vs monoculture aspect of my origional statment.  This appears to be an independent study into the need to change our method of food production.  The report itself is pretty…"
Jan 2
Rocky john commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"@David Smith Yes it is possible to increase our efficient use of resources which would ameliorate the problems of population growth. The problem is that population growth will still eventually surpass the physical  limits of efficiency. We also…"
Jan 1
_Robert_ commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"The standard of  living was only lower because of lack of productivity, not a lack of resources. Resources per person is the measure we need to watch now because productivity and population is high. Most experts put the earth's…"
Jan 1
David Smith commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"I guess, more often than not, the solution to a problem is more simple than expected.  That said, I don't think global economics can be simple Whatever is in our future, I think we could agree that it will require change on a global…"
Jan 1
Unseen commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"You say "the solution wont be a simple one," but if there is a solution, it will have to be a simple one."
Jan 1
David Smith commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"I don't think I suggested that at all, in fact I think I offered at least some semi credible ideas of where to, at the very least, start looking at ways to help the situation.  "
Jan 1
Unseen commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"all I know is a population is only to big if the people suffer because of it. So, we'll just help world population expand and then expect a miracle to happen? Time to start believing in God, I guess."
Jan 1
David Smith commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"very true.  There is clearly a problem, and the solution wont be a simple one.  I would imagine better social housing schemes, changes to waste management, and more efficient food production would have to be part of it. as far as what the…"
Jan 1
Unseen commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"Unless there is some way to deal with a larger population (where to put them, some use to put them to, how to provide for an ever-increasing population down the road, how to minimize the impact of larger numbers on global ecology, etc., etc., etc.)…"
Jan 1
David Smith commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"that's a little out of context.  of course more efficient farming wouldn't reduce the population, just make swelling numbers less of a problem.  The point was also to reduce waste and change reduce the amount of higher end meats…"
Jan 1
ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"I fully agree."
Jan 1
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Unseen commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"How to reduce population? Well, it's not by becoming more efficient farmers. That's like trying to reduce the number of wild cats by putting out feeding dishes full of food. Poisoned food, maybe. You can forget promoting birth control,…"
Jan 1
_Robert_ commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
"@David The exponential population growth we have experienced is because of the economies of scale in the farming and energy industries. The population growth exactly tracks food/energy production. If we went back to old style food/energy…"
Jan 1

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Electrical Engineer; Member of Mensa; Owner of Air Cleaner and a/c filter company; restore damaged and/or antique furniture, primarily reweaving the cane, rush, wicker or Danish cord seats as a paying hobby; Mobile Notary Public.
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A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation

Posted on December 29, 2013 at 11:12pm 35 Comments

Perhaps this will allow me to post the entire writing I attempted to post, earlier, and was told that it was limited to 140 characters.

Fundamentalist religions, especially the Catholic church, are steering us toward total disaster in regard to the environment, global warming, animal extinctions at alarming and unprecedented rates.  How, you might ask.  Obviously, the more people, the more resources u sed, the more land and forests destroyed for…

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