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Alarmist Population Controller Paul Ehrlich Suggests Cannibalism to Control “Overpopulation”
Life News ^ | Carole Novielli

Posted on 05/23/2014 10:28:47 AM PDT by Morgana

Paul Ehrlich a radically pro-abortion population control professor of “Ethics” from Stanford has claimed overpopulation could lead to humanity having to eat the bodies of the dead.

‘We will soon be asking is it perfectly okay to eat the bodies of your dead because we’re all so hungry?,‘ he told HuffPost live host Josh Zepps.

paulehrlichEhrlich tells Zepps that “Ethics is hardly discussed in our media…How much do we really car about future generations…”

Zepps asked Ehrlich what he would do if her were “Emperor of the World.”

Ehrlich replies, “The first thing I would do is make every possible move to give women full equal rights and opportunities. And give every sexually active person complete access to modern contraception and where necessary, backed up abortion…”

Ehrlich says that current population trends are on a course that could leave cannibalism as one of the only options.

Ehrlich claimed that scarcity of resources will get so bad that humans will need to drastically change our eating habits and agriculture.

He added that humanity is ‘moving in that direction with a ridiculous speed.

‘In other words between now and 45 years from now, 2.5 billion people will be added to the planet.

‘We are moving towards resource wars.

Ehrlich is widely known for his 1968 publication of ‘The Population Bomb’ which called for ‘population control’ to prevent global crises from overpopulation.

But Ehrlich has been predicting this gloom and doom for years:

‘In the 1970’s the world will undergo famines – hundreds of millions of people are going to starve to death,’ he predicted. ‘Our children will inherit a totally different world, a world in which the standards, politics, and economics of the 1960’s are dead.’

His solution- Population Control….abortion…sterilization….and yes….infanticide..

The author of the 1972 book the Population bomb has told Raw Story that giving people the right to have as many children as they want is “a bad idea.”

“Giving people the right to have as many people as many children that they want is, I think, a bad idea,” Ehrlich told Raw Story. “It’s not giving people the right to have as many children as they want, it’s giving people the right to control their reproduction so that they don’t have so many children that their children’s and grandchildren’s lives are in danger.”

“Nobody, in my view, has the right to have 12 children or even three unless the second pregnancy is twins,” Ehrlich continued. “That may be a hard-nosed view, but if you look at the entire situation, it’s crystal clear if we keep the populations of the rich growing, then the poor aren’t going to have a chance, and eventually, the descendants of the rich aren’t going to have a chance either.”

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In a recent speech at Macquarie University he said, “For example, having a kid is one thing. If you add a second kid or you have the choice of adding a second kid or buying four hummers, you’re doing much more environmental damage by having the second kid than buy four hummers. Because, of course, besides all the consumption that that child is going to have – the hummers don’t reproduce.”

Paul R. Ehrlich has authored another book with Michael Charles Tobias. In Hope on Earth both Ehrlich and Tobias argue that we are on the verge of environmental catastrophe, as the human population continues to grow without restraint and without significant attempts to deal with overconsumption and the vast depletion of resources and climate problems it creates.

They both believe that the impact of a human society on its environment is the direct result of its population size, and through their dialogue they break down the complex social problems that are wrapped up in this idea and attempts to overcome it, hitting firmly upon many controversial topics such as circumcision, religion, reproduction, abortion, animal rights, diet, and gun control.

Chemicals water tweet

A Tweet placed on Huffpo’s feed reads, “Just put chemicals in the water so that us men can’t reproduce. BAM problem solved.”

To that tweeter I say your suggestion is an old idea that has been proposed many times- read here.


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: cannibalism; paulehrlich; populationcontrol; prolife
Maybe this dude should have dinner with Jeff Dahmer?
1 posted on 05/23/2014 10:28:47 AM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

BRAAAAAAAAAINS!!!!!

Actually, I think Ehrlich could use some.


2 posted on 05/23/2014 10:30:46 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Morgana

Paul Voldemort Ehrlich ... why does anyone take anything he said seriously??


3 posted on 05/23/2014 10:31:31 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: justlurking

“BRAAAAAAAAAINS!!!!!

Actually, I think Ehrlich could use some.”

Just not on the dinner plate!!


4 posted on 05/23/2014 10:33:22 AM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Thomas Malthus, around 1760, I think, proposed that food supply would never keep up with population growth for mathematical reasons. He has been proven wrong everywhere except where progressive governments took over the food supply. In that special instance he is correct. But it has nothing to do with food supply and everything to do with bad governance. The author here is saying the same thing. He is wrong too.

To Leftists economics is a zero sum game. If somebody has something they took it from somebody else. (As opposed to taxes, which are okay.) But everywhere else, if there’s a demand there will be a supply. Leftism doesn’t take into account technology or innovation. Indeed, when they are in charge there is no technology growth or innovation, other than in their weapons of war.


5 posted on 05/23/2014 10:35:09 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Morgana
This moran wants everyone to starve to death in the cold and the dark. His utopia is sub-third world poverty with no energy and no civilization:

Ubereconazi Ehrlich's quote:
“Giving society cheap, abundant energy . . . would be the equivalent of giving an idiot child a machine gun.”

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6 posted on 05/23/2014 10:35:33 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: Morgana

At least Paul Ehrlich hasn’t been a total hypocrite—he has only had one child. So he is contributing to the slow, but steady, self destructive die-off of the population of progressive folks such as himself.

He should have stuck to his study of bees where he would have had the possibility of making a real scientific contribution.


7 posted on 05/23/2014 10:36:36 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: PATRIOT1876
moron.^

I made a spelling error. If Ehrlich, or some other econazi were to read this, they would claim victory in any argument on any topic.

8 posted on 05/23/2014 10:36:58 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: Morgana

Hay Ehrlich, why don’t you BITE MY BUTT!

Oh wait.


9 posted on 05/23/2014 10:37:02 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Morgana

I don’t like Paul Erlich. I will eat the potatoes and vegetables instead.


10 posted on 05/23/2014 10:38:09 AM PDT by forgotten man
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To: Morgana

11 posted on 05/23/2014 10:38:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Morgana

This guy has been teaching kids at Stanford for a long time. Its no wonder the younger generation is messed up.


12 posted on 05/23/2014 10:38:54 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Morgana

Tagline bump!


13 posted on 05/23/2014 10:39:19 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Morgana

Hey, Ehrlich... at NYC’s population density, the world’s population could live in an area the size of the state of Texas. Dumbass.


14 posted on 05/23/2014 10:40:58 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: IMR 4350

Just got a funny look from a person passing by my desk. That’s funny! Good thing I was not drinking at the time.


15 posted on 05/23/2014 10:41:12 AM PDT by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: GeronL

Why would anyone listen to him at all?

In a rational world, his ridiculous “Population Bomb” predictions should have completely destroyed any credibility he may have once claimed.


16 posted on 05/23/2014 10:43:27 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Bob

I agree. The same should be true for all of those global warmists and such.


17 posted on 05/23/2014 10:48:40 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Morgana
When the over-pop nuts start leading by example and offing themselves I give some thought to their words.
18 posted on 05/23/2014 10:54:33 AM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: Morgana

For the sake of mankind, Ehrlich should walk into an abattoir and never walk out. Then, I will believe he is sincere.


19 posted on 05/23/2014 10:57:58 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: Morgana

He’s been spreading this kind of crapola almost as long as I’ve been alive.

Hey, Paul, if overpopulation is such a threat to the earth, shouldn’t you have gotten off long ago?


20 posted on 05/23/2014 11:04:05 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: justlurking
Actually, I think Ehrlich could use some.

His delusional rantings were largely responsible for one of the left's modern-day boogermen, genetically modified organisms. The horror....

21 posted on 05/23/2014 11:09:06 AM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: Morgana

The really sick thing is that taxpayers’ money supports this asshat loser “professor”.


22 posted on 05/23/2014 11:10:45 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Morgana

I thought we already pondered this back a while ago...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IKVj4l5GU4


23 posted on 05/23/2014 11:16:37 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Gen.Blather
Thomas Malthus, around 1760, I think, proposed that food supply would never keep up with population growth for mathematical reasons. He has been proven wrong everywhere except where progressive governments took over the food supply.

Not exactly. Malthus was more or less correct for the pre-industrial world. There were repeated cycles of rapid population growth followed by contraction due to war, famine and pestilence.

The history of China being a prime example. For several thousand years, each period of a change of the heavenly mandate resulted in a decline in population by anything from 25% to 75%.

Malthus, writing at the very beginning of the Industrial Revolution, can be (or should be) forgiven for not realizing how drastically the increase in human productivity would impact the factors he analyzed.

He also did not foresee the effects of contraception becoming effective and widespread, and their increased use as people, particularly women, became more educated and wealthy. Why should he have foreseen this? In his world, the wealthy and educated still had more children than the lower classes, or at least more who survived.

24 posted on 05/23/2014 11:24:11 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Morgana

Wow, didn’t know this guy was still around. Still making the same predictions too - wrong since 1970, that’s quite a track record!


25 posted on 05/23/2014 11:30:49 AM PDT by free-in-nyc (Freeping from the heart of the occupation)
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To: Sherman Logan

I forgive him because of his position in time. But there is no excuse for the Left still following a vision that has proven itself wrong.


26 posted on 05/23/2014 11:34:44 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Morgana
On this list of National Birth Rates the first 42 countries are all in Africa, the first 49 are either African or Arab, and the USA is #147.

What's he talking to us for?

Why doesn't he go preach baby-killing where the people are having the most babies?

27 posted on 05/23/2014 11:34:47 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Morgana

He’s still alive? I thought he died years ago in that Population Bomb thingy he wrote about.


28 posted on 05/23/2014 11:36:16 AM PDT by 'smith
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To: 'smith

Ehrlich’s not like a stopped clock, he IS a stopped clock.

Stopped sometime in 1968 & never moved forward. Just another aging grey ponytailed lefty. Renews his subscription to The Nation every year, gnaws stale granola while cursing Americans’ materialistic indifference to the need for violent revolution, while waiting to be turned into postmortal compost. A most happy man.


29 posted on 05/23/2014 11:46:03 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: 'smith

Soylent Green is People!

Two cannibals are eating a clown.
The first cannibal turns to the second cannibal and says, “does this taste funny?”

Thank you, thank you. I am here all week. Don’t forget to tip your waitress.


30 posted on 05/23/2014 11:50:20 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: Gen.Blather

Fair enough. I quite agree.

Just get tired of people blaming Dr. Malthus for making observations and predictions that were entirely correct given the information he had available.

For people to believe otherwise, at the time, required an unrealistic faith in the ability of human reason to deal with such issues as they came up.

As it turned out, the coldly realistic Malthus was wrong, and the unrealistic optimists were proven right, in general.

So far.


31 posted on 05/23/2014 11:51:02 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Morgana

Of course. Decadent cultures descend until they get to the intersection of Cannibal Street and Human Sacrifice Blvd.

Are we there yet?


32 posted on 05/23/2014 12:21:01 PM PDT by lurk
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To: Morgana

Yes, as dinner...but does liberals taste like chicken?


33 posted on 05/23/2014 1:17:16 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Bob; GeronL
Nobody like to use the phrase "population bomb", but what are the latest "populations projections"

We have 7 billion now with 1 billion in the Americas, 1 billion in Europe and Russia, 1 billion in Africa, and 4 billion in Asia.

By 2050 Africa will as a second billion and Asia a 5th billion for a 9 billion total.

By 2100 Africa will add a 3rd and 4th billion for 11 billion total.

That's where it tops out, so say the demographers.

34 posted on 05/23/2014 3:41:10 PM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: Ben Ficklin

by 2050/2100 we will have imported a billion from Africa and Asia probably, mostly Muslims.


35 posted on 05/23/2014 4:34:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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