View Poll Results: Should we control the population?

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  • Limit the amount of children people can have.

    6 23.08%
  • Don't believe it there's enough food!

    13 50.00%
  • Don't care.

    2 7.69%
  • Other

    9 34.62%
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Thread: Eat well or Procreate?

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    Re: Eat well or Procreate?

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Every year, 15 million children starve to death. The World Health Organization estimates that 1/3 of the world's population is starving. One out of every eight children under the age of 12 -- in the United States -- goes to bed hungry every night. "It is estimated that some 800 million people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition, about 100 times as many as those who actually die from it each year."

    I'd say we've already reached critical mass. Wouldn't you?

    The world hunger problem: Facts, figures and statistics

    I'd say "no," because I just threw half my dinner away in the garbage. There's plenty of food and water in the world for everyone.

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    Re: Eat well or Procreate?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    A lot of the problem is too many places are not making best and most efficient use of the arable land and water they have, due to poverty, war, corruption, lack of technology, etc.

    That's the being an imperfect human problem that we'll never solve completely. I'm afraid we'll go from promoting offspring to a policy of gov sterilization.
    Einstein, "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."

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