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Originally posted by hikix
Originally posted by PunksNotDead
reply to post by hikix
Yeah really smart , you think that's alright to put taxes on KIDS ?
Well, it beats killing them. I figure if you tax the third kid, people would be more unlikely to have it... but then again its usually the dumb people that have all the kids anyway. See the movie 'idiocracy'
Originally posted by rexusdiablos
Does anyone else see what's happening here?
The OP suggests a passive means of population control and IMMEDIATELY members begin to protest by highlighting their 'God-given' right to procreate.
Good point. Additionally, as other members have pointed out, there are no god given rights. The rights we have are the ones our elected leaders have given us. How are we being responsible to one another by allowing genocide by population explosion. Some people are soo thick headed. Look past your own feet for a change. This world is synergystic. When the balance of nature goes off, so do we.
[edit on 5-1-2010 by rexusdiablos]
Originally posted by centurion1211
Originally posted by nik1halo
I know I'm probably gonna get flamed for this, but I think the Chinese have a good idea with only allowing couple's to have 1 child. A generation down the line and theoretically, your population should have halved. As already stated, it is a human right to have kids, but who said anything about multiple kids?
As for how to enforce this; after the birth of your child, the male should get a vasectomy, which is safer and easier to reverse should the child die.
And before I get the "you first bud" replies, I would definitely consider it as an option. I already have a child and don't particularly want any more.
You do realize that the chinese plan you are in favor of has also resulted in two key unintended consequences?
1 - infanticide of female children as the chinese try to have what they perceive is the more valuable male child.
2 - a huge mismatch in the number of available young adult males vs. the number of young adult females since so many females were killed as infants. I've read the difference is now something like 50 million.
When you look at the results, perhaps not such a great idea after all.
Originally posted by l77way
so you`ve fallen for the propaganda,the world is not over populated in the slightest,you could fit 7 billion in australia with ease,mind you it`s hot enough there allready without a concrete jungle
Originally posted by spookfish
What retard came up with rockets as a propulsion system?
[edit on 5-1-2010 by spookfish]