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Paging Dr. Malthus.......
Paging Dr. Bartlett concerning his explanation of the exponential function, and you might want to look at something called The 4TH Turning. All your central planning schemes can't outrun demographics or exponential math no matter how hard you try. History says this, and not me.
A lot of people think that the Chinese were very cruel with their one child policy and other rather extreme means of population control. Well, guess what. They ran the numbers and were terrified at what they saw.
Most of the worlds' population consume modest amounts of energy, they would be least affected by an energy crunch. Meanwhile, the fertility rate has slowly declined since 1950, which is why population growth is projected to peak.
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