November 29, 2020
According to Mike Davis’s depressing book, Planet of Slums, by 2006 more than one billion people were living in mega-slums, mainly in South America and Africa.
The problem is not only starvation; it’s also immiseration. The good reverend is correct. If we can’t control our numbers, natural disasters will.
Malthus is justified in wagging his bony finger.
Thank you, Zack.
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