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Paul Ehrlich: ‘Nobody Has The Right to Have 12 Children–Or Even 3’

Posted By admin On January 23, 2013 @ 6:32 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Pete Winn
CNS News [1]
Jan 23, 2013

aul Ehrlich, the doomsday biologist who coined the term “The Population Bomb” more than 40 years ago with a book of the same name, says the world now faces “dangerous trends” of global climate change and overpopulation, which threaten our extinction.

Reducing the number of people is still the answer to civilization’s woes, Ehrlich and his wife Anne wrote in anarticle [2] published Jan. 9 by London’s Royal Society.

“To our minds, the fundamental cure, reducing the scale of the human enterprise (including the size of the population) to keep its aggregate consumption within the carrying capacity of Earth is obvious but too much neglected or denied,” Ehrlich wrote.

Ehrlich spelled out exactly what he meant in an interview with a liberal blog/news site called Raw Story.

“Giving people the right to have as many people, as many children that they want is, I think, a bad idea,” the Web site quoted Ehrlich as saying.

“Nobody, in my view, has the right to have 12 children or even three unless the second pregnancy is twins,” Ehrlich added.

Full article here [1]


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[1] CNS News: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/paul-ehrlich-nobody-has-right-have-12-children-or-even-3

[2] article: http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/280/1754/20122845.full

[3] Ehrlich: “Small Net Increase in Deaths Reasonable Price to Pay”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ehrlich-%e2%80%9csmall-net-increase-in-deaths-reasonable-price-to-pay%e2%80%9d.html

[4] Ehrlich, Schneider et al.: preparing a pogrom against skeptics: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ehrlich-schneider-et-al-preparing-a-pogrom-against-skeptics.html

[5] Ehrlich 1972 : “Everyone Will Disappear In A Cloud Of Blue Steam”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ehrlich-1972-%e2%80%9ceveryone-will-disappear-in-a-cloud-of-blue-steam%e2%80%9d.html

[6] Halloween Hangover: Ehrlich, Holdren, Hansen Unretracted: http://www.prisonplanet.com/halloween-hangover-ehrlich-holdren-hansen-unretracted.html

[7] Discredited Population Crank Ehrlich Admits: Everyone Is Scared ****less Over Climategate: http://www.prisonplanet.com/discredited-population-crank-ehrlich-admits-everyone-is-scared-less-over-climategate.html

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