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Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by JJ50, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. Valjean

    Valjean Veteran Member
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    If you don't see the problem you havent been looking. Where are you getting your information? It's hard to conceive that anyone not dwelling in a straw hut could not be aware of the mounting evidence.
    What magazines and papers do you read? What news do you listen to?

    We're depleting resources faster than they can be replaced: Topsoil depth, aquifer depth, forests, sealife, &c. "Living well" is good, but no-one has no ecological footprint, no matter how green his lifestyle.

    What happened to the megafauna during the pleistocene, when there were only a few hundred thousand humans on the entire planet? What happened to the western European forests during the middle ages, or the eastern American in the 1800s? Why are the only cedars left in Lebanon on its flags? How can we feed 7B people without extensive land usage and resource depletion? Soylent green?

    Even sparse populations, living simply, can have major impact. Biodiversity needs room and migration corridors. If a keystone species needs a territory of 100 square miles to survive, and the health of the region requires a large population of them, what's going to happen when there are no places more than ten miles apart without disruptive human incursions?
     
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    But it is possible to live in balance with nature, if one wants. But I don’t think that is what people want. Rulers of this world want that people consume much, so that they can get lot of power and tax money.

    This planet is not enough even for one human, if one acts stupidly. The number of people is not a problem, the way people live can be.
     
  3. Valjean

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    Can you give me some examples of people living in balance with Nature?
    This planet is not enough even for one human, if one acts stupidly. The number of people is not a problem, the way people live can be.[/QUOTE]
    Our numbers are the problem. Humans have been a problem for 10,000 years; more, in some regions. We deforested, we desertified, we caused extinctions.
     
  4. JJ50

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    I think there is enough evidence to support the idea of manmade global warming. If something isn't done about it NOW it is future generations who will suffer most if much of this planet is not fit for human habitation. The people like Trump who don't believe in it, will be dead and gone by the time it really hits home.
     
  5. Valjean

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    I'm less concerned with fitness for human habitation than I am with fitness for habitation in general. In fact, lack of human habitation would be the best possible outcome for the planet's biosphere.

    Whether something done now will have any effect on the eventual outcome is questionable. It may just slow the inevitable. We may already have gone beyond the tipping point.
     
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    My main concern is about the planet being suitable for future human generations to live in reasonable comfort.
     
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    I certainly don't.. I think quiverful couples are selfish creeps. Look at the Dugans .

    Isn't that the name of the family with 20 children?

    Her guts must be prolapsed.
     
  8. JJ50

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    Never heard of them.
     
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    The Duggar Family
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    With 19 kids and counting, the Duggar family from Tontitown, Arkansas, has blossomed with the winning combination of homeschooling and Alpha Omega Publications. Learn three practical tips Michelle Duggar shares from her own experiences with AOP’s award-winning print and digital curriculum.
     
  10. JJ50

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    I live in the UK, which is probably why I have never heard of them.
     
  11. Valjean

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    And I'm sure the main concern of a Salmonella bacterium is that future Salmonellae can live in reasonable comfort.
    Our numbers are harming the planet's biosphere, which is our life-support system.
     
  12. Valjean

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    There are a number of these families, whose hobby seems to be child rearing. I think they're all living on the dole.
     
  13. JJ50

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    I think here in the UK the Government should stop giving child benefit to people if they have more than three children.
     
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