At the very outset, I would say that population should not be viewed as a ticking bomb or even a bomb for that matter.
The world has crossed the milestone of seven billion people, and there is renewed debate on the impact of a growing number of humans on the planet's finite resources. In the popular imagination, growing populations can only have a negative outcome Well, I beg to differ.
Every agricultural economist knows that people have been eating better since World War II, the period for which we have data. Every resource economist knows that natural resources have become cheaper rather than more expensive. Every demographer knows that life expectancy in the wealthy countries has gone up from under 30 years at birth 200 years ago to over 75 years at birth today. And life expectancy has risen in the poor countries from perhaps 35 years at birth only 50 years ago to 60-65-70 years at birth today. The world’s population has doubled in the last 50 years, mainly due to medical advancements and substantial increases in agricultural productivity.
Isn't it overwhelming?
We can say that population creates opportunities and opportunities creates a better population which in turn creates a better place to live and this in turn leads to social people and this socialite is in turn a invitation for a better class of population.
“From the moment the child was born, he or she — like every other child born today or any other day — should be guaranteed freedom from fear and want, protection from discrimination and abuse, and equal access to security, justice and respect as a member of the human family.”
What reinforces fears of overpopulation the most is the visibly desperate living condition of large numbers of the poor. But people don't become poor because of overpopulation. causes for misery, such as "ignorance and greed... bad government, unjust laws, or war," rather than insufficient food production.
The fear of increasing population is also because of:...