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Old 12-14-2018, 05:27 PM
Spectre of Pithecanthropus is offline
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Originally Posted by eschereal View Post
Several decades ago, we were kind of moving in that direction. We had this “energy crisis” thing going on (as I recall, you could only buy motor fuel on odd or even days, depending on what the number at the end of your license plate was).
And not many years before that, people were just starting to take overpopulation seriously, but then the movement to address that got besmirched with the taints of racism and cultural superiority. Just imagine how much less of a threat climate change would be today, if a program to make contraception available to everyone everywhere had been successfully put through.