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    Overpopulation
    #1
    Anyone think our world is getting overpopulated to the point where we won't be able to take care of our own anymore? I mean right now we could if it weren't for our system, but since the population still procreates, and resources just keep getting wasted, the human race population might shrink. what do you think?
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    #2
    i don't think over population is the biggest problem right now,in my opinion waste of resources and pollution have to be dealt with first

    consistency is the hobdob
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    #3
    To a certain extent, these things become self correcting.

    Read this:
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    Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
    - Robert A. Heinlein
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    #4
    I agree with VF, Things that he mentioned, along with war, disease ( I always wondered if someone somewhere has the cure to aids and cancer) but is sitting on is because of the deaths it causes trims the population. Also, not to mention the money is in the treatment of said diseases). Natural disasters also cakes care of this issue somewhat...
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    #5
    looking for a nice dirty nuclear war,are you?preferably on the other side of the world,would take care of a couple of billion people,how about ukraine and russia have a go at each other?

    consistency is the hobdob
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    #6
    ^^^^ Exactly. See, just another example of how there will never be an overpopulation epidemic...
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    #7
    Only some regions of the world are overpopulated.
    Other areas are nearly empty still.

    [Image: k3worldpop.gif]

    Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
    - Robert A. Heinlein
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    #8
    How does Japan have an overpopulation with a low birth rate and high suicide rate?
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    #9
    that's recent,wait 50 years

    consistency is the hobdob
    of small minds[
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    #10
    The grossly overpopulated part of the world is inside the circle on the map.

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    Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
    - Robert A. Heinlein
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