Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ramifications of Population Control

The human population of the earth is now about 7 billion. Scientists who study these things think that the “sustainable” population is between 1.5 and 2.5 billion. Although the rate of increase has lessened in recent years, the population will continue to increase for some time unless mankind takes aggressive action to stabilize it. The Chinese government has attempted to rein in their population by limiting some families to one child. It occurred to me that society would change in some rather Read more [...]