By Lemuel Gulliver XVI and Jacqueline Slow
Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns to Earth after a 25 yr odyssey round the sun procedure looking planetary houses for the world’s extra inhabitants. He stumbled on none. On touching down in California he discusses with a television information anchor the issues as a result of overpopulation and a few solutions.
His 3 most sensible buddies arrive they usually start to plan their journey vacationing a few international locations that experience made enormous growth in inhabitants control—and a few that experience neglected the matter.
The many difficulties of the area, resembling warming, water scarcities, the getting older populations, poverty, unlawful immigration, spiritual trust and disbelief, morality and values, and non secular terrorism are interrelated. The exploration of those concerns, in order to be extra totally mentioned within the succeeding books, are all started the following.
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And the American Civil War killed 600,000. Even the little old Crimean War took a half million lives. Over four million were killed in the Congo in the wars that began in 1998, but that was only about 6% of their population so it only put a small dent in their population growth rate. “And how about the famines? ” 32 —“Ya Chet, but without that potato famine I wouldn‟t be here. My grandparents immigrated here so they wouldn‟t starve. ” —“You bring up religion, what about the religious wars and massacres: In the mid1800s the Taiping Rebellion in China took 20 to 30 million lives as people fought for a one God theocracy—and lost.
It is an international disgrace to have so much crime committed and to spend so much money on police, the judicial systems and the penal systems. ” —“I think everybody would agree with you on reducing the prison populations. A few years ago I did a TV series on crime and prisons in different parts of the world. Some, like in Malawi are hideous. With 160 crowded into a single cell, one meal a day, polluted water, foul toilets and not knowing how many months or years before they would see a judge, it was dismal.
12 million children die before reaching their fifth birthday; --100 million homeless children wander the streets and alleys of the world. --250,000 children die every week from diseases and malnutrition. -2 million children are objects of sexual abuse, child pornography and the demand for child prostitutes is astronomical—and growing, --20 million children are refugees of war and familial deaths, --10 million children are child slaves—or work in slave-like work situations --Millions of girls are „missing‟ as a result of infanticide and neglect.