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View Poll Results: Is the world overpopulated?
Yes 66 68.04%
No 31 31.96%
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Old 11-20-2009, 02:41 PM
 
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There are plenty of resources to cover the current population of this planet. The problem is they aren't evenly spread across the Earth and we do a terrible job of distribution.
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Old 11-20-2009, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Connecticut
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No, this planet is FAR from being overpopulated.
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Old 11-20-2009, 06:11 PM
 
Location: Connecticut
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people are currently starving

species are disappearing by the day

we have past peak oil

we do not have resources to sustain the worlds population

the planet is warming, water levels rising, coastal cities will disappear


we continue to drive suv's, cool our houses to 66 degrees in the summer, heat our pools, cuts down trees.


Nah we will be fine keep having 6 kids.
LOL you must be one of those environmentalists who believe having kids is bad and are causing 'Global Warming'. Wake up and stop being a sheep.
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Old 11-20-2009, 06:44 PM
 
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LOL you must be one of those environmentalists who believe having kids is bad and are causing 'Global Warming'. Wake up and stop being a sheep.

Well, who else is creating pollution, garbage, and toxic chemicals? Forget global warming for now. How about the giant plastic soup in the Pacific Ocean?

The more kids you have, the more consumption and manufacturing of these products because these kids grow up to be people like you and me and consume even more. It's okay to admit that without being a kid-hater!

I personally have never seen an animal manufacture garbage and toxins.
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Old 11-20-2009, 06:48 PM
 
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in a report called "Livestock's Long Shadow," says, "The livestock sector emerges as one of the top two or three most significant contributors to the most serious environmental problems, at every scale from local to global."
Global Warming Culprits: Cars and ... Cows - ABC News

The only solution to your conclusion is a "final solution", eh?
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Old 11-20-2009, 06:53 PM
 
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Nobody wants to die. Everybody wants to live. I don't have an answer. Just that humans are not helping to maintain the planet. Ultimately, what is bad for earth is bad for humans. We need clean air and food and a host of other natural things.

There is no solution because getting rid of humans is something nobody wants. Yet our presence and perpetuation on this planet only guarantees 2 things:

The earth's demise.

And ours.
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Old 11-20-2009, 07:03 PM
 
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It appears that you understand, as I do, that we're a virus or more accurately a bacteria hell bent on self-preservation. Faulkner said: “Man will not merely endure,” “he will prevail... because he will return to the old verities and truths of the heart. He is immortal because, alone among creatures, “he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.”

Humans will adjust as much as they can and if they can't we disappear on the ash heap of history. Even as we speak there are scientist working adamantly to determine the viability of inhabiting Mars or other planets in case this earth experiment doesn't work out. In the end it won't matter, the
Big Rip will finish everything we know. Everything that has a beginning has an end although actions might prolong it. There is only one true salvation.


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Old 11-20-2009, 07:07 PM
 
Location: Pasadena
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No, this planet is FAR from being overpopulated.
But you live in "Smallville"!
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Old 11-20-2009, 08:05 PM
 
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No.Driving to Las Vegas and all i can see is 350 miles of open area. It's definitly too crowded in some areas.There's still alot of empty space to fill in this world.
try even moving in india jk
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Old 11-20-2009, 08:22 PM
 
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