Tag Archives: population control

China To End One-Child Policy

The BBC reports: China has decided to end its decades-long one-child policy, Xinhua news agency reports. All couples will now be allowed to have two children, the state-run news agency said, citing a statement from the Communist Party. The controversial policy was introduced nationally in 1979, to reduce the country’s birth rate and slow the population growth rate. However, concerns ...

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Michelle Duggar: Overpopulation Is A Lie

“Because really, the entire population of the world, if they were stood shoulder to shoulder, could fit in the city limits of Jacksonville. So if you realize that aspect of it, you realize that we’re nowhere near being overpopulated. We’ve had other countries coming to our doorstep, asking us to please let their people know that they need to have ...

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7 Billion Ugly Bags Of Mostly Water

As of yesterday.

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Overpopulation: Totally A Myth

The Population Research Institute, which is a front group for the Christianist Bradley Foundation, claims that overpopulation is a myth. Throw away those condoms! Use the Earth as you fucking well please!

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Comparing China’s Population

The Economist places other countries in the Chinese provinces with a similar population. (Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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Population Concentration

If all the people in the world had to live in one city, here’s how big that city would be based on the population densities of six examples.

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Seven Billion Humans

National Geographic has launched a year-long series on the global population, which grew by almost one billion in just the last ten years.

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2000 Vs 2010: What Has Changed

Nearly a billion more people in just ten years and almost twice as many endangered species. Embiggen for a better look. (Source)

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China Begins End To One Child Rule

China has begun ending its famous one child per family rule. The restriction will be lifted in five provinces next year with the rest of the country to slowly follow. But only two children will be allowed in the affected provinces, for now, and the new policy has an additional restriction. In 2011, China will start pilot projects in five ...

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Breeding For God

A fascinating article in the Telegraph UK points out that outside of age and marital status, religiosity is the greatest predictor of how many children a European woman will produce. Since the power of Christ isn’t compelling atheists to breed, they crank out relatively fewer refusniks. Data is rare in this area, but what they do have suggests that atheists ...

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7 Billion

We have seriously got to step up the homo recruiting. The world’s population will hit 7 billion early in 2012 and top 9 billion in 2050, with the vast majority of the increase coming in the developing countries of Asia and Africa, according to a U.N. estimate released Wednesday. Hania Zlotnik, director of the U.N. Population Division, said that “there ...

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