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The Problem With the Population Problem

I have a problem, a few problems actually, with this essay recently reposted at Resilience.org, a source of great thinking and insights:

The Population Problem: Not as Bad as You Might Think

It’s not that I want to be “alarmist,” but the problem is worse than most people think. But I agree with and admire the intention of the author, Karen Lynn Allen. She wants us to know we can solve the problem, so let’s roll up our sleeves and get busy.

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DiCaprio’s Before the Flood Almost Gets It Right

American actor Leonardo DiCaprio lands on the Wall of Shame today for one statement he made in his new film, Before the Flood. I do this very reluctantly, because at the same time I want to applaud the man for investing so much time and energy into producing this movie.

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