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Paul Ehrlich: “Nobody Has The Right to Have 12 Children—Or Even 3”
Cybercast News Service ^ | January 22, 2013 | Pete Winn

Posted on 01/23/2013 8:11:20 AM PST by Olog-hai

Paul Ehrlich, the doomsday biologist who coined the term “The Population Bomb” more than 40 years ago with a book of the same name, says the world now faces “dangerous trends” of global climate change and overpopulation, which threaten our extinction.

Reducing the number of people is still the answer to civilization’s woes, Ehrlich and his wife Anne wrote in an article published Jan. 9 by London’s Royal Society. …

“Giving people the right to have as many people, as many children that they want is, I think, a bad idea,” the Web site (Raw Story) quoted Ehrlich as saying.

“Nobody, in my view, has the right to have 12 children or even three unless the second pregnancy is twins,” Ehrlich added. …

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine; Society
KEYWORDS: climatechangehoax; doomsday; globalwarminghoax; paulehrlich
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Nazis like these should hold a job no higher than ditch-digging.
1 posted on 01/23/2013 8:11:31 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Hey Paul, you would feel right at home in China. I’ll even pay for your plane ticket.


2 posted on 01/23/2013 8:13:57 AM PST by apillar
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To: Olog-hai

He was wrong 40 years ago. He is a proven false prophet. Why would anyone believe him, taking into account his track record?

bobo


3 posted on 01/23/2013 8:14:59 AM PST by bobo1 (the KDE plasma desktop is awesome!)
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To: Olog-hai

Nobody has the right to tell me how many children I can have.


4 posted on 01/23/2013 8:16:06 AM PST by AU72
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To: apillar

Paul Elrich is the anti-human piece of filth that stated that “giving humanity a CHEAP CLEAN form of Energy would be the same as giving an idiot child a machine gun”...

He is downright satanic in his anti-humanism.


5 posted on 01/23/2013 8:16:06 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Olog-hai
“Giving people the right to have as many people, as many children that they want is, I think, a bad idea,”

Well, yes, in a sense.

The very idea of "giving" people a right to procreate is rather confused. Don't people already have such a right? Then, indeed, it would be silly to "give" it to them again.

Regards,

6 posted on 01/23/2013 8:17:28 AM PST by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: Olog-hai

While I don’t agree with this a$$hat Ehrlich, there is a statement that I would have a hard time disagreeing with:

“No one has a right to have any more kids than they can take care of themselves without expecting society to bear the entire cost.”

As far as pure numbers go, if you can afford to financially take care of 20 kids - I think large families are great!

It’s only the people that plop out a kid and then say, “OK society, it’s your problem now - pay me” that I have heartburn with.


7 posted on 01/23/2013 8:17:28 AM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: Olog-hai

Nazis like this have stolen God’s air for far too long.


8 posted on 01/23/2013 8:17:50 AM PST by SENTINEL (Kneel down to God. Stand up to tyrants. STICK TO YOUR GUNS !)
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To: Olog-hai
Only in the world of liberals could a man whose prognostications were so utterly and completely wrong still have a shred of credibility. If he were a football handicapper, he would have predicted the Chiefs and the Eagles in this year's Super Bowl. Here are some of the lowlights of his career.
9 posted on 01/23/2013 8:19:55 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: Olog-hai

Well then....somebody gots to get to that Welfare Queen holed up in that Florida Motel with her 12 chilrun ‘somebody gots to pay fo’ and tell her to get herself down onto PP and get her tubes tied.


10 posted on 01/23/2013 8:20:09 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: AU72
And how many kids does he have?????
11 posted on 01/23/2013 8:21:21 AM PST by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: Olog-hai

If that couple can afford to provide for and love those kids good for them.Taxpayers shouldn’t be paying for it.


12 posted on 01/23/2013 8:22:23 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: I cannot think of a name

You make some good points. But, political correctness will prevent us from having any honest discussions about the baby mama culture of the underclass. They are having many more children than responsible people of the middle class. So as a result, you never hear any talk of how many kids are born out of wedlock to the baby mamas, or how society should deal will the problems which spring from that.


13 posted on 01/23/2013 8:23:40 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Olog-hai

You have the right to have as many children as you can support and take care of. Don’t expect other people to support your children.


14 posted on 01/23/2013 8:24:34 AM PST by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: Olog-hai

Hey Ehrlich - you’re too late, dorkwad! I have six and I reserve my right to engender more!


15 posted on 01/23/2013 8:25:21 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Olog-hai

I think Paul and his wife, along with David Attenborough, should kill themselves for the sake of the Earth.


16 posted on 01/23/2013 8:26:30 AM PST by EEGator
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To: Olog-hai

In the fall of 1969, Paul Ehrlich came to the slopes of Fiji Hill and gave an address in which he called on the middle class to birth-control itself out of existence. He also urged every male in the audience to get a vasectomy, but I don’t think many of them did, because just about all of the ones that I know eventually had children.


17 posted on 01/23/2013 8:27:07 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: Olog-hai

Having so publicly failed in the prediction of a lifetime, can’t this skunk slink off to a den and commit suicide already?

Live out your obligations and kill yourself, you freakin’ bas*ard.


18 posted on 01/23/2013 8:28:37 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Of the government, by the government, and for the government.)
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To: Olog-hai

He has had 40 years to remove his body and his family’s bodies to prove the veracity of his observations and so why are we still hearing this Chicken Little cackling about?


19 posted on 01/23/2013 8:29:12 AM PST by Cyman
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To: Olog-hai

If he is so anti life, then please Ehrlich, feel free to take your own and leave us alone. Open up a spot for someone else.

Notice how it is only those who have survived government sanctioned abortion mills who can safely call for others to not be born. The aborted have no voice.


20 posted on 01/23/2013 8:30:22 AM PST by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“So as a result, you never hear any talk of how many kids are born out of wedlock to the baby mamas, or how society should deal will the problems which spring from that.”

You are correct, and will be so for about another 10 years. Then an awful realization will set in.

You see right now, government is conducting what footballers would say is a “perfectly executed mis-direction play.” Almost every day there is another story about the coming disaster in Medicare and Social Security due to baby boomers. And for the next decade or so that will be true.

But as the boomers start to die out, not only will the problem not get better, it will in fact get worse. Because the real cancer has been growing out of sight and unmolested. And by the time people figure it out, it will be too late.

This website has a well researched and fact filled .pdf file you can download. It should scare the sh@t out of anyone under 50. Personally, I hope I’m in the ground before the worst of this hits.

http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2009/09/obama-to-spend-103-trillion-on-welfare-uncovering-the-full-cost-of-means-tested-welfare-or-aid-to-the-poor


21 posted on 01/23/2013 8:32:07 AM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: Olog-hai

Ditch-digging is too good for him. I guess he has not driven across America. The vast areas of empty woods and darkness for miles. Overcrowding is the problem, not over population. If you Decrease poverty, you increase expansion and limit over crowding. Maybe our government should match industry funds for expansion into, let’s say the woods of Nebraska, instead of building fancy bridges and on/off ramps. No, that will never occur, because then their central power and influence over the electorate will be dispersed and challenged. New York and California would cease in their ability to make decision and force legislation upon the rest of America.

Guys like this are pure evil. Sickening.


22 posted on 01/23/2013 8:32:44 AM PST by mazz44
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To: AU72
Got a great Christmas card from my cousin in Oklahoma who just had her sixth. They had a great nativity scene in a family picture with the baby starring as the baby Jesus, their little girls as angels and their boys as shepherds. Even the farm goats got into the act.

She home schools all her kids and they are all a grade level or more ahead of where their peers of the same age are studying.

She is still in her early 30s and it isn't hard to imagine her having another six. More power to her and her husband! They've got a great little family and any one of the kids is worth more than a dozen Paul Ehrlichs.

23 posted on 01/23/2013 8:33:52 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Ironic that this tripe comes from a person whose name means “Honest”


24 posted on 01/23/2013 8:34:55 AM PST by mikrofon (Hardly)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I think “bastard” children (YES, that’s what a fatherless child used to be called) should NOT receive public funding. Until that happens the Government uses babies as the action for which these “women” get a COMMISSION. How to stop this is the question? Me thinks when the money runs out...may be the ONLY answer....which means there will be a LOT of VERY hungry and angry ones roaming the streets.


25 posted on 01/23/2013 8:35:34 AM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Olog-hai

Paul Ehrlich is a ghoul. He is evil incarnate.


26 posted on 01/23/2013 8:38:35 AM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: alexander_busek
Evil Paul Ehrlich's words are code for ‘abort all babies after ypu’had your state approved quota.’ Next he'll call for aborting all female babies...or just killing them after they're born.
27 posted on 01/23/2013 8:44:54 AM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: Olog-hai

Abort Paul Erlich.


28 posted on 01/23/2013 8:47:11 AM PST by jimfree (In November 2016 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: GraceG

All ZPGers are satanic. They are not anti-growth; they are anti-life.


29 posted on 01/23/2013 8:49:36 AM PST by antidisestablishment (Our people perish through lack of wisdom, but they are content in their ignorance.)
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To: Olog-hai

Octomom!!!!


30 posted on 01/23/2013 8:50:21 AM PST by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: Olog-hai

Oh dear—which of my 5 must I eliminate?/sarc


31 posted on 01/23/2013 8:50:40 AM PST by basil (basil)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Western culture is doing a very good job of not overpopulating, or a very poor job of reproducing itself, depending on your point of view.

My four children do not begin to make up for my cousins and classmates who had no children. Nonetheless, they will grown up in a country far more crowded then their father and I did.


32 posted on 01/23/2013 8:53:53 AM PST by heartwood
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To: Olog-hai

Then why did females “evolve” with about 400,000 eggs, and males with continuously produced gillions of sperm?


33 posted on 01/23/2013 8:56:11 AM PST by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: Scrambler Bob

I assume that’s “millions” not “gallons”...LOL


34 posted on 01/23/2013 9:01:28 AM PST by fattigermaster
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To: Olog-hai

And the resulting global war from him trying force his views on others will work towards his goal. Of course, the opposition will have replacements.


35 posted on 01/23/2013 9:06:37 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: bobo1

I wonder how erlich, the pin-headed prognosticator, feels about being wrong his whole useless life? What a loser...


36 posted on 01/23/2013 9:09:13 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Olog-hai

Paul’s just bitter because we haven’t resorted to mass cannibalism like he predicted. He was looking forward to long pork.


37 posted on 01/23/2013 9:11:18 AM PST by discostu (I recommend a fifth of Jack and a bottle of Prozac)
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To: Olog-hai
Well, let this left-wing, liberal retard tell this to those who are already living off the labors of others that they should stop reproducing. Good luck with that one when these same people are being paid to reproduce and to produce more Dumbocrat voters.

Also, good luck taking away their guns.

38 posted on 01/23/2013 9:12:58 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Olog-hai

Hey Paul. The only bomb that went off was that one in that pathetic little head of yours.


39 posted on 01/23/2013 9:20:38 AM PST by mtg
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To: Olog-hai

This goes to show you the way the leftist mind ticks. No matter how many of their ideas are proven to be wrong, they still believe in them. Very little can actually change their mind. For the liberal, political ideas are a religion. Their policy positions are an article of faith. Once a person is a committed leftist, they are basically ruined (politically) for life. A generation of liberals generally has to die out before things can change in the areas they infect.


40 posted on 01/23/2013 9:24:45 AM PST by Longbow1969
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To: Olog-hai

Let us pretend that this guy was your company CPA back 40 years or so.

He was talking money not populations.

His predictions did not pan out, not really even close.

Would you be having him sit across the desk today?

He’s looking for work, would you rehire him?

Why is it that liberals like this guy can spew endless BS out of their backsides and NEVER get asked how they got things so wrong?

Why don’t they get laughed out of town?


41 posted on 01/23/2013 9:30:23 AM PST by Deepest South
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To: Olog-hai

I figure we can make room for one more baby if we vote Erlich off the island.


42 posted on 01/23/2013 9:32:33 AM PST by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: Olog-hai

Why would anyone take these nutcases seriously??


43 posted on 01/23/2013 9:37:41 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Olog-hai

Why would anyone take these nutcases seriously??


44 posted on 01/23/2013 9:38:33 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Deepest South
Why don’t they get laughed out of town?

Some New Zealand bird fancier just came out with a plea to drop down cat ownership to zero. People went cats**t crazy, and the birder is now in hiding.

Ehrlich breathes because a) he is a hypocrite about following his own advice and b) humanity values cats more than humans.

45 posted on 01/23/2013 9:41:17 AM PST by Rinnwald
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To: I cannot think of a name

You beat me to it.


46 posted on 01/23/2013 10:32:45 AM PST by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: Olog-hai
says the world now faces “dangerous trends” of global climate change and overpopulation, which threaten our extinction.

crop production continues its long and impressive run of ever-increasing yields as global temperatures warm.

47 posted on 01/23/2013 10:47:17 AM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: goodnesswins

The lack of values is something which doesn’t get discussed either. Many people don’t remember that, there was a time in this country in which a girl who got pregnant without a husband couldn’t just go sign up for public assistance. Such policies reflected societal values that we would not subsidize unwed motherhood.

But now, we do subsidize unwed motherhood, and have for decades. The result is that we have far more children being raised in these less than ideal circumstances than ever.

But we’re not allowed to say anything about this, because to do so offends liberals. Remember the uproar over Dan Quayle and Murphy Brown having a baby out of wedlock on that TV show? The liberals practically burned him at the stake, figuratively speaking.

Sorry for using a violent metaphor. I know we’re not supposed to use any violent or military imagery after Tucson. Liberals are allowed to do so, but not conservatives.


48 posted on 01/23/2013 10:48:25 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: goodnesswins

The lack of values is something which doesn’t get discussed either. Many people don’t remember that, there was a time in this country in which a girl who got pregnant without a husband couldn’t just go sign up for public assistance. Such policies reflected societal values that we would not subsidize unwed motherhood.

But now, we do subsidize unwed motherhood, and have for decades. The result is that we have far more children being raised in these less than ideal circumstances than ever.

But we’re not allowed to say anything about this, because to do so offends liberals. Remember the uproar over Dan Quayle and Murphy Brown having a baby out of wedlock on that TV show? The liberals practically burned him at the stake, figuratively speaking.

Sorry for using a violent metaphor. I know we’re not supposed to use any violent or military imagery after Tucson. Liberals are allowed to do so, but not conservatives.


49 posted on 01/23/2013 10:48:39 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: SENTINEL

I agree totally.


50 posted on 01/23/2013 10:51:14 AM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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