posted on Nov, 7 2007 @ 06:29 PM
Originally posted by DeadFlagBlues
reply to post by mattifikation
The 6.5 billion we have right now are doing IRREPARABLE harm to our planet. There's no way around it. There's nothing wrong with less people. Get
If you stop doing the harm, then there's nothign wrong with the same number of people. Get over THAT. There may not be anything wrong with having
less people, but there is no path to achieve that goal that isn't dispicable. Furthermore, you are not advocating making the world a place where
people are better off. You are advocating getting rid of other people so there is more for you. Well, I'd say I'd rather die making improvements to
the world, then be killed to make room on it.
I have to ask something. Why are you so incapable of understanding that it is the nature of life to reproduce and expand in numbers? You cannot just
say, "Okay, we're going to educate everyone and increase living standards and then there will be less people on the planet." China has a 1 child
policy, their population continues to grow at alarming rates. It doesn't work. China is not depopulated, they have increased their education and
industry, and they are now using more resources than ever before.
But you know what? Europe's population was reduced by the Black Plague. The flu has decreased some populations in its lifetime. So has smallpox. So
have wars. I'm pretty sure Hiroshima and Nagasaki can give you a few good ideas on how to depopulate places. YOU CANNOT DEPOPULATE THE WORLD WITHOUT
KILLING PEOPLE. And yet you say nothing is wrong with that?
I leave you with a quote I know you will agree with: "Supporting something you don't see the devastating and irreprarable effects of in real time,
makes you a coward by proxy."