Depopulation

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  1. Anansi the Spider

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    I don't know, but I would say my little section of the country (northeast) is very much overpopulated.
     
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    If there were a grand conspiracy to lower the population there are other ways to do it.

    Anyone who can do math can see that all of these things going on are not slowing down population growth and certainly the billionaires club knows this.

    They have the connections and the money to do something like release a deadly virus, or three of them, hide in their bunkers, and wait it out.
     
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    In 2017 only a total of 15 US troops were killed and forced sterilization isn't close to being legal. Abortion isn't forced on anyone and is about women choosing to do what they want with their bodies. Sorry, but your little distopia simply isn't true.
     
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    You're underplaying the impact of Malthus (who still impacts on growth theory etc). But the overpopulation problem surely is about the rich blaming the poor? Westerners can continue running amok and tut at the developing countries for their silliness. We're even kind-hearted enough to ask our famous people to demand money to help save the silly billys
     
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    The ruling elite do not normally care about the poor or the working poor.

    Just read Adam Smith's seminal book "An Inquiry Into The Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations" and you will see that this has been going on for hundreds of years since at least 1775.
     
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    Malthus was right.

    It just takes longer than we previously thought.
     
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    Malthus said 'marry later'. Smith pre-dated the corporation. You need to try harder!
     

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