R Jay wrote:I'm not sure how a lifestyle decision relates to poverty.
Nicole Alderman wrote:
(Just adding a note here to say that I'm not able to watch the video in the original post. as
have really slow internet and a data plan. So my comments only relate to what I've read in this thread!)
Ron Helwig wrote:
When we (my U.S.A. centricism is showing here) were on a gold standard (or a silver/gold standard) then the economy grew at a more natural pace.
Glenn Herbert wrote:
It is true that decreasing population does not necessarily have to be catastrophic; as someone wrote, if each year two out of a hundred people you know died instead of one of a hundred, the total population would become a small fraction of the original in a century.
I think it likely that this will coincide with a dramatic drop in human population to a globally sustainable level, by all
kinds of unpleasant means.