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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

Get a chess board and some rice, lots of rice. Start by putting one grain of rice on the first square of the board, then two on the next, then four on the next and keep doubling like that until all the square have been used - and see what happens.
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I never understood why we can't control the population size of any country. Poor people make plenty of babies. Then people are getting way too old. Whole civilizations get uprooted and move elsewhere. In short it is a bloody mess. Why are we so many all of a sudden anyway
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I never understood why we can't control the population size of any country. Poor people make plenty of babies. Then people are getting way too old. Whole civilizations get uprooted and move elsewhere. In short it is a bloody mess. Why are we so many all of a sudden anyway
Population growth is a bit exponential (simplifying things somewhat).
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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

Every country needs to reduce its population - why cant every country have a one baby policy like China. We all consume too much! eg shortage of drinking water is going to be a big problem in the future.
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Get a chess board and some rice, lots of rice. Start by putting one grain of rice on the first square of the board, then two on the next, then four on the next and keep doubling like that until all the square have been used - and see what happens.
Your answer's better
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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

Oh yes, I wonder when that war is coming, the Water War !!!

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Errr... you don't think you're the only one who likes sex, do you?
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Now I can hardly believe that you did'nt think of this yourself Sada? But the root cause of overpopulation, is sex.
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How the hell does a country go about cutting the population in half?
Wait for the looming war with the machines to sort it out...
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Errr... you don't think you're the only one who likes sex, do you?
Great minds!!!
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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

Just watch the National Geographic or Discovery channels, like I do. Future! What future?
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yep, that's an excellent thread you started there sharkey ...


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While the government is there to provide a lucrative incentive for teenage mums to procreate (i.e. money to live on, a place to live in and all sorts of freebies) there will be an endless supply of babies to keep topping up the population.
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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

what about what medicine does ??? keeping people alive ...


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what about what medicine does ??? keeping people ...
..... in jobs.
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Surely! You are not suggesting that the powers that be, should stop my medication?
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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

keeping people alive ... I meant ... sorry, I am doing 5 things at a time and think about 5 topics, so words get lost ...

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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

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While the government is there to provide a lucrative incentive for teenage mums to procreate (i.e. money to live on, a place to live in and all sorts of freebies) there will be an endless supply of babies to keep topping up the population.
Not quite sure of the UK, but in Oz there is this plan. The Yookay better be quick to send its population there AND procreate

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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

Yes, you mean keeping people alive, which makes jobs.
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keeping people alive ... I meant ... sorry, I am doing 5 things at a time and think about 5 topics, so words get lost ...
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Re: UK population must be cut to 30m

oh Brighty, I think you'll survive us all with or without medication


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Surely! You are not suggesting that the powers that be, should stop my medication?
That's actually not too far off the mark - depending on where you live in the UK could spell doom for you if you aren't in the right postcode which will prescribe certain drugs.

Not got time to Google now but there have been cases such as the woman who had to move house to another area so her PCT would prescribe the cancer drug she needed.
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