re: election

Michael.Chamberland (23274MJC@MSU.EDU)
Fri, 09 Dec 94 13:01 EST

> Michael,
> You are only looking at one side of the problem. Increased population is
> only part of the problem.
> As I once heard Dr. Breedlove say, "When we took in the pennicillin, we
> should have also taken in the TV."
> It's not that there are too many people born, it that there are too many
> surviving. Our missionary zeal to "save them from their misery" has just
> ment more down the road. We all have to pay attention to this. Just becaus
> we "gots" live far from the "Have nots" don't be so sure that we are safe

Oh yes, I'm certainly aware that the death rate has as much effect on
population size as does the birth rate. But considering HOW to deal with
the population problem, decreasing the birth rate is rather less contentious
than increasing the death rate, IMHO.