Population forecasting is a hazardous task. Many theories of populations prophets like Malthus have been discredited.
One current trend that is irrefutable is that underdeveloped countries have high population growth rates. If this trend continues, depopulated developed countries will face a deluge of immigrants with a…
Why do I somehow doubt that the future millionaires (by today’s standards) will want to babysit the future billionaires’ kids? Is it really the rich in absolute terms that want so many kids, or only the rich that can easily outsource aspects of parenting?
I mentioned incubators and other related technologies that will offset other causes of declining population growth rates in “Will Global Population Start to Shrink?”
On the matter of overpopulation, each generation seems to warm of overpopulation, and that generation never seem to take into account changes in technology.
Sounds like you’ve read the book ‘Think and Grow Rich' ;)
Wonderful article, I totally agree the focus should be with acquiring skills instead of just ‘getting a job' and giving up on yourself. It is a lot more fun as well.
I like the idea of keeping a scientific mindset because a hypothesis can also never truly be proven. You can only discover evidence that will either support or refute your hypothesis. In the scientific world, nothing is a given, we are always learning, adapting and changing based on what we think we know. But…