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Future Generations?

Rcjohnsen rcjohnsen at aol.com
Wed Jul 19 16:28:54 EST 2000

<< Subject: Future Generations?
From: "Duane." duaner at home.com 
Date: Wed, Jul 19, 2000 1:25 PM
Message-id: <O8od5.87098$ef6.1182570 at news1.rdc1.ab.home.com>

What are Future Generations going to be like? In the past the most fit to
reproduce were the people that had the skills to gather food and protect
their offspring. This required a certain amount of intelligence and good
health of the parents that would be passed on to their children through DNA.
Today the most productive people that our civilization depends on are in
most cases using birth control to reduce or eliminate their offspring. What
are future generations going to be like 5 generations from now?

European women have on average 1.4 children
African women have on average 6 children
Since 1950 90% of the worlds population growth has been in the third world
Currently 98% of the worlds population growth is in the third world
By the year 2050 world population will double to about 12 Billion
Currently a child dies of malnutrition every 2 seconds

The above numbers are from nation to nation, but this dysgenic population
explosion is occurring within every nation as well. Putting a incredible
strain on the earth's resources.

  So you've noticed the surge??!!  So have others and they fall into 3
categories generally. 1.) Those that say we must produce more food through GM
technologies, 2.) Reduce/control the population and 3.) those that don't worry
about it.
   We produce enough food world wide to feed approximately 10 billion, and the
main reasons for starving is economics and politics.  Yet agrobio people tend
to argue that we should genetically modify crops so they can be more easily
grown worldwide.  Yet people in these same countries are saying,it's a
conspiracy---you're trying to poison us.  
   3rd world countries resent 1st world countries telling them to control their
population size.  It's conspiracy/genocide.  They say you don't control your
population and the church forbades it.
   Finally the rest just bide their time.  Nothing is predictable, even the
weather.  It sometimes pays just to wait and look out the window to see what's
   Either one of two things will happen.  There will be food wars or  people
will continue to die at much higher rates because of economics and politics. 
Just think.  If you could solve these problems with acceptable solutions, you
would win Nobel Prizes and be the savior of the world.

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