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Old 07-05-2017, 08:23 AM   #1
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There are now 7.5 BILLION people who inhabit Earth.

http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/
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Old 07-05-2017, 09:22 AM   #2
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Old 07-05-2017, 09:35 AM   #3
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And only ONE of them is me.
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Old 07-05-2017, 09:50 AM   #4
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And only ONE of them is me.
Just one? Man, you gotta get on that. At least five or six are me.
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Old 07-05-2017, 10:35 AM   #5
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Just one? Man, you gotta get on that. At least five or six are me.


Sounds like you got your own band of Krutch Clones!
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Old 07-05-2017, 10:44 AM   #6
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I need a couple of those. If I could clone myself a couple of times and put them to work where I work, that place would be so much better off. We could get stuff done so much faster and better and maybe some of our former customers would come back.
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Old 07-05-2017, 11:26 AM   #7
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Old 07-05-2017, 12:59 PM   #8
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The vast majority of them live in poor third world countries where they basically live on the street or the wilderness and can't feed their families. I think people often forget how many people live in the poorer parts of South America, the middle east, African, or south Asian countries.

Does this also account for all those African tribes that still live like humans did 10,000 years ago? There are still African tribes that live off the land and are segregated from all of modern society and still live in tea huts and hunt animals with spears to this day.
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Old 07-05-2017, 01:08 PM   #9
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7.5 billion.... Gah, move over!

I'm going to blame today's humidity on this. 7.5 billion humans, plus all the other warm blooded creatures, breathing all their hot stanky breath and making the weather conditions feel gross.

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I need a couple of those. If I could clone myself a couple of times and put them to work where I work, that place would be so much better off. We could get stuff done so much faster and better and maybe some of our former customers would come back.
Great idea! I need one too... Then I can remain sitting here in my pajamas at 2pm, because its too hot and humid for work clothes yet (or other normal clothes) until I must, and she can go to work for me.
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Old 07-05-2017, 02:16 PM   #10
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And about 2 billion of them live in China and India.
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I've seen better.
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Old 07-05-2017, 02:29 PM   #11
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The population is decreasing in the developed world due to the very low birthrate while Asia and Africa have a rapidly growing population due to increasing urbanisation and cultural significance of having children.
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The population is decreasing in the developed world due to the very low birthrate while Asia and Africa have a rapidly growing population due to increasing urbanisation and cultural significance of having children.
If African and Asian economies keep on rising, their birthrates will begin declining as well. Who knows if Europe's situation regarding birthrates will still be the same in about 60 years or if people from Africa and Asia will still see Europe as a desirable place to migrate to.
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Old 07-05-2017, 02:40 PM   #13
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If African and Asian economies keep on rising, their birthrates will begin declining as well. Who knows if Europe's situation regarding birthrates will still be the same in about 60 years or if people from Africa and Asia will still see Europe as a desirable place to migrate to.
While that is a definete possibility, I don't think that economic growth decreasing birth rates is a given, since the society's cultural attitude also matters. The collectivist/religious mindset in Asian and African countries is very different from the developed worlds individualistic/secular outlook, the former of which I expect would still result in a high birthrate, even if the countries started doing better economically.
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While that is a definete possibility, I don't think that economic growth decreasing birth rates is a given, since the society's cultural attitude also matters. The collectivist/religious mindset in Asian and African countries is very different from the developed worlds individualistic/secular outlook, the former of which I expect would still result in a high birthrate, even if the countries started doing better economically.
That is true but mindsets change throughout history. I mean look at Japan and South Korea. They are very fast ageing countries with very low birthrates nowadays.
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Old 07-05-2017, 03:42 PM   #15
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The population is decreasing in the developed world due to the very low birthrate while Asia and Africa have a rapidly growing population due to increasing urbanisation and cultural significance of having children.
Which is a problem. Most of those people are poor as hell and they keep having children, and then they wonder why they can't feed their families.

So you have poverty and kids dying of starvation or being homeless.
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Old 07-06-2017, 02:25 AM   #16
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I wish there were more people on Earth.
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Old 07-06-2017, 04:32 AM   #17
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I wish there were less, honestly. We're getting crowded.
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Old 07-06-2017, 04:38 AM   #18
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I wish there were less, honestly. We're getting crowded.
Join the pro-choice crowd.
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Old 07-06-2017, 08:43 PM   #19
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I wish there were more people on Earth.
Sweet mother WHY?! We are already crowding out every other species on the planet. We don't need more humans. The ship is full already. You want to sink it?
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Old 07-07-2017, 09:06 AM   #20
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The scary thing is we'll be at nearly 10 billion citizens on the planet by 2050. According to un.org, "The current world population of 7.3 billion is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100". Why we need more people is beyond me.

Unless it helps with jobs and production can go well, it's dangerous. It may seem cool now, but my God.

The article BTW is here: http://www.un.org/en/development/des...15-report.html
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