Population

I think the POW should support sensible population control and methods that can help to aid this very important need.

He can not demand but only suggest and its obvious he can not promote one method only nor that there should be a dictatorial amount of children that can be allowed to be born within a human relationship. Maybe incentives against having too many children and most defiantly promoting free birth control. In the end its all about leaving the world citizens with the responsibility and informing the worlds citizen why there is a need. Plus advising world government on taking the latter approach.

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  • Free birth control? I read a post you had wrote on a community garden idea & you voted against it because of inadequate funding. So basically what your saying is you would rather humans be able to have as much sex as they want without consequences because their birth control that isn't even 100% effective is now going to be free. This is not going to help slow population growth or even control it. Things like this will excellerate the process of diminishing our worlds resources. Let me ask you something about incentives; Do you think the incentives to quit smoking work for everyone? No. Do you think incentives for buying a car will help you buy the car? No. My point is that not every incentive idea works. It works a little bit, but in the terms of population growth the only thing I believe that would curb our spiral increase in population is by regulating it. See also under Laws, POPULATION CONTROL.

  • I believe that cycle charting could help imensely. the US is at 1.3 replacement rate France is @ .7 replecement rate. Lower Chicago 3.6,Niger 7.7 (2009), India 3.3. the problem is poor countries inwhich the local traditions of large families to support the older generations and in poor urban areas rewarded thru welfae and socioeconomic propaganda to have sex and therefore children. I feel vasectomies should be rewarded as well as tubiligations and at a point a choice between no more funding an abortion or a tubiligation may be a prudent action.

  • I think population is number one problem facing the world, for numerous reasons. I don't think you'll be able to control it with laws though. There has to be an understanding by humans on a global cultural level that we could better solve our problems and manage ourselves as a species with less of us here. We're unfortunately locked into systems which can only thrive on an ever increasing population. Basically we'd need to figure out a way to exist in an entirely new economic and social system. I don't have the answers for how to do that, but I guess that's what this site is for.

  • great idea! with insentives like free education for your first two children. or rebates for the smaller family !

  • yes! the root cause of every environmental problem comes down to excessive human population density

  • I object because overpopulation is a myth!! the georgia guidestones are a manifesto of sick racist white people to gain power over everything. and not as some might think as a deep felt concern for the planet.
    its really telling how many 'users' call for population control on this page. is really anybody still buying this lies? population control has been done several times in history and it was always a very nasty thing executed for all the wrong reasons.

  • I object because overpopulation is a myth!! the georgia guidestones are a manifesto of sick racist white people to gain power over everything. and not as some might think as a deep felt concern for the planet.
    its really telling how many 'users' call for population control on this page. is really anybody still buying this lies? population control has been done several times in history and it was always a very nasty thing executed for all the wrong reasons.

  • An incentive would be nice. Also user below, you are German. Please do not call "white people" racist. I am the opposite of racist, thank you very much, but you calling me racist is the pot calling the kettle black, just a bit. I vote for this, not because of overpopulation as such, but global food security, which is definitely NOT a myth, and we should attempt to keep the birth rate a little lower to match our death rate to keep our world sustainable.

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