[FoRK] SciAm on the possibility of Malthusian food shortages

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Wed Aug 27 06:24:45 PDT 2008


On Aug 27, 2008, at 12:40 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:

> Jeff Bone wrote:
>>
>> Another data point...
>>
>>  http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=are-malthus-predicted-1798-food-shortages&ec=su_malthus
> Which does nothing to even suggest that Anti-Malthusians are right.   
> There is nothing in that article but comfort that we will continue  
> to solve our problems, and even lays out the obvious solutions we  
> already have on deck.

Aren't those two sentences a contradiction?

I posted this only to support the following point:  the meme is out  
there, being considered seriously.

jb




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