[ ]      [ ]   [ ]

Strips, cartoons, illustrations - RichardPrins - Jul 28, 2015 - 2:29pm
 
What Makes You Sad? - BlueHeronDruid - Jul 28, 2015 - 2:27pm
 
Animal Resistance - Red_Dragon - Jul 28, 2015 - 2:27pm
 
Those Lovable Policemen - RichardPrins - Jul 28, 2015 - 2:02pm
 
What can you hear right now? - Proclivities - Jul 28, 2015 - 1:34pm
 
True Confessions - lily34 - Jul 28, 2015 - 1:22pm
 
::it's a dress thing:: - BlueHeronDruid - Jul 28, 2015 - 1:19pm
 
The No Phone Zone - Coaxial - Jul 28, 2015 - 1:01pm
 
Name My Band - Red_Dragon - Jul 28, 2015 - 12:56pm
 
Iran - Proclivities - Jul 28, 2015 - 12:41pm
 
Background for a quiet dinner party - Proclivities - Jul 28, 2015 - 12:28pm
 
Things You Thought Today - Alexandra - Jul 28, 2015 - 11:43am
 
Republican Party - Coaxial - Jul 28, 2015 - 9:58am
 
Oklahoma Questions and Points of Interest - Red_Dragon - Jul 28, 2015 - 9:52am
 
Dance with me - ScottFromWyoming - Jul 28, 2015 - 9:41am
 
Least Effective Pick Up Lines For Men - Proclivities - Jul 28, 2015 - 9:38am
 
Food - lily34 - Jul 28, 2015 - 8:53am
 
Baseball, anyone? - ScottFromWyoming - Jul 28, 2015 - 8:28am
 
Celebrity Face Recognition - Proclivities - Jul 28, 2015 - 8:05am
 
RP Daily Trivia Challenge - meower - Jul 28, 2015 - 8:05am
 
If not RP, what are you listening to right now? - Beaker - Jul 28, 2015 - 8:02am
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - Antigone - Jul 28, 2015 - 7:56am
 
Gotta Get Your Drink On - marko86 - Jul 28, 2015 - 7:09am
 
• • • The Once-a-Day • • •  - Proclivities - Jul 28, 2015 - 7:03am
 
Counting with Pictures - Proclivities - Jul 28, 2015 - 6:42am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - lily34 - Jul 28, 2015 - 6:08am
 
Is there any GOOD news out there? - miamizsun - Jul 28, 2015 - 5:59am
 
What Makes You Laugh? - Coaxial - Jul 28, 2015 - 4:56am
 
Best Song Comments. - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Jul 28, 2015 - 1:22am
 
Photography Forum - Your Own Photos; Please Limit to 510 ... - Alchemist - Jul 28, 2015 - 12:19am
 
What makes you angry? - Alexandra - Jul 27, 2015 - 10:17pm
 
The RANT Forum - Alexandra - Jul 27, 2015 - 9:44pm
 
Spambags on RP - Red_Dragon - Jul 27, 2015 - 6:20pm
 
Amazon Products for Fun and Amusement - Yibbyl - Jul 27, 2015 - 5:18pm
 
What did you have for dinner? - triskele - Jul 27, 2015 - 5:12pm
 
Spill Baby Spill -(formerly Drill Baby Drill!) - ScottFromWyoming - Jul 27, 2015 - 4:14pm
 
Internet Speed Test - DaveInVA - Jul 27, 2015 - 3:44pm
 
First World Problems - kurtster - Jul 27, 2015 - 3:32pm
 
Regarding cats - DaveInVA - Jul 27, 2015 - 3:17pm
 
Mind Rot Commercials - KurtfromLaQuinta - Jul 27, 2015 - 12:50pm
 
Environment - Red_Dragon - Jul 27, 2015 - 12:31pm
 
The Image Post - lily34 - Jul 27, 2015 - 12:22pm
 
What Did You Do Today? - bokey - Jul 27, 2015 - 11:42am
 
Annoying stuff. not things that piss you off, just annoyi... - Proclivities - Jul 27, 2015 - 10:39am
 
Upcoming concerts or shows you can't wait to see - Steely_D - Jul 27, 2015 - 10:23am
 
Curious; why is RP discontinuing the merchandise? - BillG - Jul 27, 2015 - 8:29am
 
Watch Now ! - miamizsun - Jul 27, 2015 - 8:29am
 
Positive Thoughts and Prayer Requests - miamizsun - Jul 27, 2015 - 8:20am
 
Quick! I need a chicken... - miamizsun - Jul 27, 2015 - 8:08am
 
• • • Clownstock • • •  - Proclivities - Jul 27, 2015 - 6:43am
 
How's the weather? - islander - Jul 27, 2015 - 6:32am
 
Today in History - sirdroseph - Jul 27, 2015 - 5:33am
 
Beer - BlueHeronDruid - Jul 27, 2015 - 1:11am
 
2016 Elections - Steely_D - Jul 26, 2015 - 11:25pm
 
Manbird's Episiotomy Stitch Licking Clinic - KEEP OUT - Manbird - Jul 26, 2015 - 9:29pm
 
Have You Ever Seen This - Manbird - Jul 26, 2015 - 8:39pm
 
What Did You See Today? - n4ku - Jul 26, 2015 - 5:15pm
 
Photos you haven't taken of yourself - Antigone - Jul 26, 2015 - 3:57pm
 
Questions. - bokey - Jul 26, 2015 - 3:41pm
 
What Are You Going To Do Today? - Manbird - Jul 26, 2015 - 2:21pm
 
Help!!!!!!!! - Manbird - Jul 26, 2015 - 2:17pm
 
You really put butter on the hot dog? - Red_Dragon - Jul 26, 2015 - 8:40am
 
Candidate Hillary Clinton - kurtster - Jul 26, 2015 - 8:23am
 
That's good advice - Red_Dragon - Jul 26, 2015 - 7:30am
 
Hello from South Carolina - sirdroseph - Jul 26, 2015 - 6:31am
 
Online Civility? - Red_Dragon - Jul 26, 2015 - 6:14am
 
Lyrics In My Head - Coaxial - Jul 26, 2015 - 5:56am
 
Cryptic Posts - Leave Them Guessing - kurtster - Jul 25, 2015 - 7:57pm
 
Regarding dogs - RichardPrins - Jul 25, 2015 - 5:23pm
 
The Dragons' Roost - triskele - Jul 25, 2015 - 3:06pm
 
New Android App - stillwaters - Jul 25, 2015 - 2:40pm
 
Will you drive this car for dating with ur girl? - Coaxial - Jul 25, 2015 - 11:55am
 
Trump - RichardPrins - Jul 25, 2015 - 11:33am
 
• • • What Makes You Happy? • • •  - Coaxial - Jul 25, 2015 - 11:13am
 
NASA & other news from space - RichardPrins - Jul 25, 2015 - 10:15am
 
(a public service of RP)
Index » Radio Paradise/General » General Discussion » Overpopulation Page: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  Next
Post to this Topic
miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 31, 2014 - 7:58am


RichardPrins
Ni dieu ni maître
RichardPrins Avatar



Posted: Oct 17, 2013 - 6:12pm


Could stabilising population growth help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions? And what role do vasectomies play in the future of contraception? These are just some of the topics experts will be discussing in RiAus 's World Vasectomy Day live stream. For those who aren't grossed out by blood, there will also be 17 LIVE vasectomy operations performed. The whole-day live stream starts in an hour and a half!

OlderThanDirt
What A Trip!
OlderThanDirt Avatar

Location: In Transit
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Capricorn
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Mar 12, 2013 - 3:19pm

GeneP59 wrote:
Jim Bob duggar? I'd say he really duggar.

Morons

GeneP59
PROUD 2 B FROM BOSTON!
GeneP59 Avatar

Location: On the edge of tomorrow looking back at yesterday.
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Capricorn
Chinese Yr: Rat


Posted: Mar 12, 2013 - 2:57pm



Morons {#Arrowu}
miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 12, 2013 - 2:20pm

 (former member) wrote:
As long as there are religions that preach the edict "Go forth and multiply", in one form or another, we are not going to begin to address this problem. Unless of course, the gorvernment steps in, as in China, but who wants that to happen? Left to its own devices, nature itself will sort out the problem, and no, it won't be pretty.
 
at one time i might have had that same thought...but not anymore




cc_rider
Strange but not a stranger.
cc_rider Avatar

Location: Austin Texas. Y'all.
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Cancer
Chinese Yr: Snake


Posted: Dec 7, 2012 - 7:37am

 oldslabsides wrote:
Oh I know you've got it far worse up there, but there's still way too many folk out here for my likin'.
 
TWO is too many for yer likin'.

Another reason we get along.
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Republican Jesusland


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 11:52am

 RASPUTIN wrote:

The population of North and South Dakota plus the population of Wyoming and Oklahoma and Idaho might be getting close to half the population of Ohio.  They better do some serious banging to catch up with these yokels.

  Oh I know you've got it far worse up there, but there's still way too many folk out here for my likin'.


RASPUTIN
Kickin' back
RASPUTIN Avatar

Gender: Male
Zodiac: Virgo
Chinese Yr: Goat


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 11:46am

 oldslabsides wrote:

Have you been out here lately? These rednecks have been breeding, pops.

 
The population of North and South Dakota plus the population of Wyoming and Oklahoma and Idaho might be getting close to half the population of Ohio.  They better do some serious banging to catch up with these yokels.
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Republican Jesusland


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 11:29am

 RASPUTIN wrote:

Have you just driven west, or north west of where you are?  For the life of me I can't figure out why we killed all those indians.  There's still nothing out there. 

 
Have you been out here lately? These rednecks have been breeding, pops.
Manbird
Offal Makes Me Strong! Strong! Strong! Weak! Strong! Strong! Strong! Strong! Strong! Strong!
Manbird Avatar

Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Virgo


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 11:27am

 oldslabsides wrote:

That, and there's just damn near no place left to go where I can get away from people. {#Grumpy}

 
You should lock your bathroom door. 
RASPUTIN
Kickin' back
RASPUTIN Avatar

Gender: Male
Zodiac: Virgo
Chinese Yr: Goat


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 11:25am

 oldslabsides wrote:

That, and there's just damn near no place left to go where I can get away from people. {#Grumpy}

 
Have you just driven west, or north west of where you are?  For the life of me I can't figure out why we killed all those indians.  There's still nothing out there. 
aflanigan
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity
aflanigan Avatar

Location: At Sea
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Aquarius
Chinese Yr: Rat


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 11:20am

 oldslabsides wrote:

That, and there's just damn near no place left to go where I can get away from people. {#Grumpy}

 
That's been a problem for some time, apparently.


kurtster
a still tongue makes a happy life
kurtster Avatar

Gender: Male
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 7:24am

Where people choose to live has an impact on viabilty as much as anything else.
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Republican Jesusland


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 7:15am

 aflanigan wrote:

The Wikepedia Overpopulation page has a nice discussion and summation of the various arguments and positions put forth by population optimists and pessimists.  I for one don't share L8's optimism.  Even if we could never approach planetary capacity, getting close enough seems to be bringing on (or will bring on) issues such as food insecurity and others that make this planet inhospitable for way too many people. 

 
That, and there's just damn near no place left to go where I can get away from people. {#Grumpy}
aflanigan
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity
aflanigan Avatar

Location: At Sea
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Aquarius
Chinese Yr: Rat


Posted: Dec 6, 2012 - 7:10am

 Lazy8 wrote:
ScottN wrote:
In spades.  My occasional Q:  Why has not overpopulation been part of the cultural/political dialogue for even longer than global warming!  Our planet passed its carrying capacity, in many people's opinion, after WWII.  A great majority of the world's problems, imo, have their root cause in over population.

That question has been asked for decades, but the people who are most passionate about answering have only wrong answers. Every population alarmist has been wrong on just about everything: long-term growth rates, the ability of food production to keep up, the dystopian futures they predicted.

Yes, many people thought that. They were wrong. They're still wrong. the sky hasn't fallen and isn't about to. The more we understand about population dynamics the less we worry about it.

 
The Wikepedia Overpopulation page has a nice discussion and summation of the various arguments and positions put forth by population optimists and pessimists.  I for one don't share L8's optimism.  Even if we could never approach planetary capacity, getting close enough seems to be bringing on (or will bring on) issues such as food insecurity and others that make this planet inhospitable for way too many people. 
Lazy8
human
Lazy8 Avatar

Location: The Gallatin Valley of Montana
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 5, 2012 - 4:54pm

ScottN wrote:
In spades.  My occasional Q:  Why has not overpopulation been part of the cultural/political dialogue for even longer than global warming!  Our planet passed its carrying capacity, in many people's opinion, after WWII.  A great majority of the world's problems, imo, have their root cause in over population.

That question has been asked for decades, but the people who are most passionate about answering have only wrong answers. Every population alarmist has been wrong on just about everything: long-term growth rates, the ability of food production to keep up, the dystopian futures they predicted.

Yes, many people thought that. They were wrong. They're still wrong. the sky hasn't fallen and isn't about to. The more we understand about population dynamics the less we worry about it.
hippiechick
Did you ever grow anything in the garden of your mind?
hippiechick Avatar

Location: topsy turvy land
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Cancer
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: Dec 5, 2012 - 3:40pm

 ScottN wrote:
 oldslabsides wrote:

I would think a simple examination of population growth statistics would suffice.

In spades.  My occasional Q:  Why has not overpopulation been part of the cultural/political dialogue for even longer than global warming!  Our planet passed its carrying capacity, in many people's opinion, after WWII.  A great majority of the world's problems, imo, have their root cause in over population.

 
Who has the most children? Religious people? 

Bam! Next question!  
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Republican Jesusland


Posted: Dec 5, 2012 - 3:40pm

 ScottN wrote:
In spades.  My occasional Q:  Why has not overpopulation been part of the cultural/political dialogue for even longer than global warming!  Our planet passed its carrying capacity, in many people's opinion, after WWII.  A great majority of the world's problems, imo, have their root cause in over population.

 
Because we can't talk about this elephant in the room seriously for long before someone decides that anyone advocating population control is advocating a Nazi eugenics program. Yes, the simple fact of the matter is that there are too many humans using/demanding too many resources and continued growth is utterly unsustainable.
ScottN
"Thought for today" has been postponed until tomorrow.
ScottN Avatar

Location: An inch above the K/T boundary. But smth near fracking still has appeal.
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Aries
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: Dec 5, 2012 - 3:36pm

 oldslabsides wrote:

I would think a simple examination of population growth statistics would suffice.

In spades.  My occasional Q:  Why has not overpopulation been part of the cultural/political dialogue for even longer than global warming!  Our planet passed its carrying capacity, in many people's opinion, after WWII.  A great majority of the world's problems, imo, have their root cause in over population.


hippiechick
Did you ever grow anything in the garden of your mind?
hippiechick Avatar

Location: topsy turvy land
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Cancer
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: Dec 5, 2012 - 3:32pm

 miamizsun wrote:
i've heard that india is a baby making machine

can anyone confirm this? 

 
Do you know where I can get one? Are they IOS compatible?
Page: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  Next