> << 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.
How about a fourth group, saying: We have enough, but they which are ruling us
won´t give enough to them just a little bit to show the world how noble they are,
instead of breaking the walls.
we don´t need no education
we don´t need no thought controll
hey teacher all in all you´re just
another brick in the wall
fight back the nssr12/99 doctrin
At this point of time the world is able with or without GM-food to feed all people,
through GMF even more, but if it is expensive or not given away.............. we
wouldn´t have problems ;-)