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    Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Big think tank people come up to another solution for sustainability.

    UK population must fall to 30m, says Porritt - Times Online

    “Each person in Britain has far more impact on the environment than those in developing countries so cutting our population is one way to reduce that impact.”


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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Big think tank people come up to another solution for sustainability.

    UK population must fall to 30m, says Porritt - Times Online

    “Each person in Britain has far more impact on the environment than those in developing countries so cutting our population is one way to reduce that impact.”
    Yeah, how's that working out in China...


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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Wonder which methods they would like to use to achieve this?

    Sterilizations?

    Abortions?

    Eugenics?

    Perhaps they will just hope that a plague comes along?



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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    It's gotta be addressed sooner than later.


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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Wonder which methods they would like to use to achieve this?

    Sterilizations?

    Abortions?

    Eugenics?

    Perhaps they will just hope that a plague comes along?
    probably financial incentives to people that only have 0-2 children. If everyone is only replacing themselves and not having 6 kids then it won't take long for population to drop as more die than are born.



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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Perhaps we could just stop feeding people.



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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    probably financial incentives to people that only have 0-2 children. If everyone is only replacing themselves and not having 6 kids then it won't take long for population to drop as more die than are born.
    Western countries (the US included) haven't averaged enough children to sustain the population anyway. It's happening already, I guess just not fast enough for that guy.



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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    yeah I think it is time world war 3 to help with our population crisis



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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    One of the easy ways to be more green is to stop the throw away society. The problem is, when is the last time you saw a new repair business open for something besides cars or computers?



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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Western countries (the US included) haven't averaged enough children to sustain the population anyway. It's happening already, I guess just not fast enough for that guy.
    Population Profile of the United States

    the census department would dispute you, but what do they know about populations?



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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    yeah I think it is time world war 3 to help with our population crisis
    What - are you saying we need more soldiers coming home from war and causing another baby boom?


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    Re: Dynamic thinking or is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    Population Profile of the United States

    the census department would dispute you, but what do they know about populations?
    I'd love to see that chart with legal residents only. That likely would not dispute his claim.



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