posted on Oct, 29 2007 @ 12:49 AM
I have no problem with losing a few billion people from the planet, or even holding steady at the current population. We can get a good balance at
this point. Still seems to be plenty of food and water. Most people starving now are doing it because of politics, not supply.
I don't want to be one of the ones killed to bring the population down, though. So it would probably work best to develop some sort of airborne
virus, maybe a mutation of a cold virus, that very sneakily attacks adult reproductive systems. Men and women both, to be fair. You get the
sniffles, a mild fever, and you just can't have kids anymore.
Simply not having kids would be a bit kinder than killing people off. Or even ordinary, natural species die off, which so often involves starvation.
That would be unpleasant.
Then after a couple decades the virus would probably naturally mutate to a benign form, and all the former babies and people who would naturally be
immune, who didn't get the virus, would then be mature enough to start having kids of their own, and we could get it all back on track. And if the
population gets out of control again sometime in the future, we can do it again.
Somebody get working on that, please. Thank you for your help.