25 Nov '11, 1pm

Supercommittees Won't Feed the Planet

Population control is a tired mantra. If you remember scientists and experts of all types told us that we would be cannibals by the 1980's if draconian population controls weren't in place by the 70's. That hasn't happened. There is plenty of space for people all around the world. There is plenty of room to garden and to produce more than enough food to feed the world. By itself central Africa could produce enough food to feed the entire world if they would step away from tribalism, stop fighting and just get down to business. The area around the Urals could feed the world. American farmers could feed the world. The point is that there is still plenty of room to grow both people and food. International and governmental programs will fail. I laugh whenever I think about the Soviet huge collectives being unable to feed Russia. Yet when Russians were authorized to sell food f...

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