ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

The Population Bomb Revisited

Another species might say we have an infestation of humans

Photo by Jo-Anne McArthur on Unsplash

Many years ago I read an African story of Genesis where the first humans were offered two choices. The first choice was that they could live forever, to be immortal, but have no children. The second choice was that they could have children, but in exchange for that, they themselves would have to die. While living…

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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.