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posted on May, 11 2013 @ 10:23 PM
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Very interesting graphic. We all know that there are billions in China and India, but half the world's population within a pretty small circle? Yep.



Thread on reddit: After seeing a recent post about the population of Indonesia, this occurred to me




posted on May, 11 2013 @ 11:06 PM
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Most people don't realise Indonesia has the world's fourth largest population, all crammed into about 2000 tiny little islands. China, The US and India have more, just spread over a larger area.

And people wonder why Australia is worried....



posted on May, 12 2013 @ 02:49 PM
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Indonesia's not that small. China, India, Bangladesh, s Korea, and Japan all have higher population densities inside of that circle.

The number of people in this area make it of high interest in the coming decades. Will China become the highest regional influence? Or will countries like Indonesia, India, Japan, and South Korea continue to tie themselves tightly to the Western countries, who have retained a significant presence in the area despite losing most of the colonial land claims?

ETA: Something I've thought about recently is the high populations in East Asia compared with the low pop densities of North America. It may be beneficial for both sides to facilitate high immigration from Asia to the US/Canada during the next 50 years or so. I think North America could quite easily support about double what we currently have and for many of the poor in Asia a better life might be had here. Driving our Asian population higher might attract more foreign investment in the US and make it a superpower that is truly representative of the globe and therefore less resented.

One of the ongoing issues of the near future is American-Asian relations, in particular China. If there were a program in place to bring some millions of Chinese to America, there may be a higher level of cultural friendship between the two countries.

My opinion is that America's primary strength lies in diversity and this is an advantage that can be further enhanced. If in 2050 America has a pop of 600M and is up to 15% Asian, it would be seen much more favorably than is currently. The US needs to continue to build on it's ideal as an ideological country and move away from the perception that it is an historically oppressive colonial power.
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posted on May, 12 2013 @ 02:53 PM
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Thanks, this is very interesting. Seeing global pics always puts my attention on how much of the earth is desert, and how stupid the human race is as a whole to allow even one more acre of forest be destroyed.

And no wonder Asia and India has the best food! Lots of people to come up with recipies and just the right spices!
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posted on May, 12 2013 @ 03:22 PM
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This is why China and India are in the top 10 of total GDP but near the bottom of GDP per capita.



posted on May, 12 2013 @ 03:24 PM
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There are some high GDP/cap locations in the circle. S korea, Japan, Singapore, Macau, Hong Kong.

Yeah, there is a lot of poverty too but India and China are eliminating poverty at a fairly fast rate. Much faster than Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.
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posted on May, 13 2013 @ 03:12 PM
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Very interesting to know!
S & F



posted on May, 13 2013 @ 03:18 PM
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Thats interesting.

Just like two aquariums, one with salt, the other pure, separated by a membrane, the salt will diffuse until its equal in the two aquaria.

Here the humans will diffuse out of that circle as they are now , and more and more, until they are distributed evenly throughout the world.

See this below:
Does China Plan To Establish “China Cities” And “Special Economic Zones” All Over America?

theeconomiccollapseblog.com...

thanks for posting



posted on May, 13 2013 @ 05:01 PM
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There is more people living inside that circle only because China and India has the highest population in the world with both over 1 billion each. So yeah I'm not surprised...maybe we should export them some condoms...
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posted on May, 13 2013 @ 05:06 PM
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Originally posted by LastStarfighter
Thats interesting.

Just like two aquariums, one with salt, the other pure, separated by a membrane, the salt will diffuse until its equal in the two aquaria.

Here the humans will diffuse out of that circle as they are now , and more and more, until they are distributed evenly throughout the world.

See this below:
Does China Plan To Establish “China Cities” And “Special Economic Zones” All Over America?

theeconomiccollapseblog.com...

thanks for posting




I'm going to say that comparison doesn't quite hold up

Salt or other material diffusing through water has nowhere near the different factors involved that movement of humans does. Throughout human history humans have never been equally distributed over the world. The areas of high population density change, but there is usually always areas where very very few people live, and areas where many many people live.

I see no reason to believe that this will change anytime soon. Humans aren't just going to magically decide to evenly space themselves out across the globe. That's not how it works when it comes to humans moving around.

For one simple example of why your comparison doesn't hold up: People often move from rural, low population areas, into densely populated cities. Salt would never diffuse from a low density to a high density solution. People do.
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posted on May, 13 2013 @ 05:16 PM
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Ask any Chinese person and they will explain that circle is the seat of humanity. You will get your ass kicked in China for telling folks humans came from Africa.



posted on May, 13 2013 @ 05:26 PM
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Originally posted by PatrickGarrow17
reply to post by 74Templar
 



ETA: Something I've thought about recently is the high populations in East Asia compared with the low pop densities of North America. It may be beneficial for both sides to facilitate high immigration from Asia to the US/Canada during the next 50 years or so. I think North America could quite easily support about double what we currently have and for many of the poor in Asia a better life might be had here.
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This is already happening in my neck of the woods. Our modestly sized city has seen a population increase of 60k the past 5 years, and the majority have been immigrants that have roots in that circle.

Unfortunately our civic infrastructure is crumbling and upkeep on services and roads have failed to keep pace with the undue pressure of the growing population.

I think immigrants should be forced to pay a civic infrastructure fee upon arrival.
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posted on May, 13 2013 @ 05:39 PM
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And still the west, at least my country and I'm sure others all shaked or still shaking their heads about this 1 child policy in China.

Even talking about how to tackle the ever growing world population, is like ''forbidden''.

Not sure if 1 child policy is the best way, but since the world got big problems, is for a big part about the amount of people, something should be done but since everything these days is about the economy, more people means more profit basicly.
And just not something you can even talk about sadly.
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posted on May, 13 2013 @ 05:44 PM
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Originally posted by PatrickGarrow17
This is already happening in my neck of the woods. Our modestly sized city has seen a population increase of 60k the past 5 years, and the majority have been immigrants that have roots in that circle.

Unfortunately our civic infrastructure is crumbling and upkeep on services and roads have failed to keep pace with the undue pressure of the growing population.

I think immigrants should be forced to pay a civic infrastructure fee upon arrival.
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Or its a matter of priorities, enough money for these wars but crappy roads and bridges everywhere or dams, still electric poles above ground and so on and on in most states, must be the immigrants fault
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posted on May, 14 2013 @ 02:01 PM
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shows you we ar not over populated at all



posted on May, 14 2013 @ 04:34 PM
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Well, when there there would suddenly be 10 people in your house and you had to share food and your car.
It's overcrowded fast.

There is Always enough space for 1 more but that doesn't mean it gets better.



posted on May, 14 2013 @ 05:11 PM
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Originally posted by theboarman
shows you we ar not over populated at all


Thats a great point. At least there is plenty of room left for people to migrate to and tons of resources if the world governments would only manage them properly. This planet could probably support 100 thousand people easily.

For those Illuminati lovers out there, Hey.. wanna wipe out half the worlds population? They could be targeting this area. They dont have to wipe out Americans and Europeans. Not saying I'd like to see that of course but this data can be used different ways by different factions the world over.



posted on Jun, 16 2013 @ 06:28 PM
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Originally posted by PatrickGarrow17
reply to post by 74Templar
 

The US needs to continue to build on it's ideal as an ideological country and move away from the perception that it is an historically oppressive colonial power.
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America has never been a colonial oppressor. Even if America has done questionable things in the past, your solution is the further genocide and marginalization of Americans? A nation isn't composed of law's or customs, it is composed of people. What you are advocating for is very much ethnic cleansing.

It does seem amusing, leftists spent the last 40 years telling Caucasians that we have to "mind our numbers for the sake of the environment", then say "since are numbers aren't growing we should import labor", and lastly "since all these other nations are so over populated, especially hindu socialist India and asian communist China, that we should allow tens of millions of them to flood into the country).



posted on Jun, 16 2013 @ 07:18 PM
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i dont get this post . its based on a map of choice , where would the circle be in
Alternative World Maps ?



posted on Jun, 21 2013 @ 03:24 AM
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merica has never been a colonial oppressor. Even if America has done questionable things in the past, your solution is the further genocide and marginalization of Americans?


What? I didn't advocate genocide or marginalization of Americans in any way and it's quite easy to argue that America was formed from the era of oppressive colonialism. I think encouraging Asian immigration to America is a really great way to maintain a good American country and continue to develop a better society. Where's the misunderstanding? I never said anything about killing anyone.

ETA: Just realize it's your thing to accuse people of being genocidal out of nowhere to see if you'll get a rise. Good work.www.abovetopsecret.com...
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