Even with all the evidence of overcrowding, some people are convinced that there isn't or "can't be" a population problem. Here are some questions for those who welcome growth at any cost:

You may come up with counterpoints to some of these questions, but that doesn't make the rest of them disappear. Consider also that population problems are a relatively slow-moving threat, and cannot be viewed in the same context as earthquakes, hurricanes and fires. All too often, the wrong criteria are applied, and the seriousness of gradual threats is vastly underestimated. If you think overpopulation means bodies in the streets overnight, you are looking for the wrong evidence.


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