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Subject:  Re: A Disaster Of Biblical Proportions Date:  12/3/2012  2:44 PM
Author:  goofnoff Number:  414184 of 439696

You haven't seen pictures of starving children from the centuries prior to 1850 because photography was not invented. Starvation was severe, even catastrophic, over most of the world through most of the last 1000 years. We are doing much better today.


That's true. But if you happen to be one of the starving the point is moot. Perspective is so important.

I agree with you that the causation of starvation has different causes than overpopulation. But overpopulation is a factor.

Since we could actually feed everyone now, and we don't, then why would one think technology will overcome human nature going forward?
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