By Lemuel Gulliver XVI and Jacqueline Slow
Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns to Earth after a 25 12 months odyssey round the sunlight method looking planetary houses for the world’s extra inhabitants. He came upon none. On touching down in California he discusses with a television information anchor the issues as a result of overpopulation and a few solutions.
His 3 top neighbors arrive and so they start to plan their journey traveling a few nations that experience made tremendous growth in inhabitants control—and a few that experience overlooked the matter.
The many difficulties of the area, comparable to warming, water scarcities, the getting older populations, poverty, unlawful immigration, spiritual trust and disbelief, morality and values, and non secular terrorism are interrelated. The exploration of those concerns, that allows you to be extra absolutely mentioned within the succeeding books, are started right here.
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Or might we, like the lemmings, follow each other off a cliff? ” —“But it would take a heck of a natural disaster to significantly reduce the human race. The famous eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD only buried a few thousand people under the lava at Herculeneum and the ash at Pompeii. Krakatau‟s eruption in Indonesia in 1883, an eruption that had worldwide effects in terms of released ash and ocean disruptions, only killed about 30 or 40 thousand people. The tsunami of December 2004 killed about 240,000 people and the Myanmar cyclone of 2008 killed over 120,000..
Several elected African presidents have moved backward toward absolute monarchy. Drug lords, and some major companies, have cast ethics aside in an amoral laissez faire approach to making fortunes. All these are movements are back to earlier religious beliefs or back to primitive human selfishness. Many of us feel that seeking pleasure now is the big problem with society. That seems to be the reason that so many people are moving into more fundamental religions, into Islam, „born again‟ evangelical Protestants and conservative Catholics like me.
And it‟s not like the problems are down the road, they are right here affecting us today. “I had a couple of friends die of skin cancer. One was the legendary surfer Tommy Zahn, who my father used to lifeguard with. Too much sun and not enough protection from the ozone layer. Had they taken precautions early in their lives they would still be around today. We talk about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure, but to reverse our excessive population while making parents more effective will take megatons of education and work.