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Eco-Extremist Wants World Population to Drop below 1 Billion [BIG TIME BARF ALERT]
Business and Media Institute ^ | 5/6/07 | Dan Gainor

Posted on 05/07/2007 9:28:40 AM PDT by MotleyGirl70

Apparently, saving the whales is more important than saving 5.5 billion people. Paul Watson, founder and president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and famous for militant intervention to stop whalers, now warns mankind is “acting like a virus” and is harming Mother Earth.

Watson’s May 4 editorial asked the question “The Beginning of the End for Life as We Know it on Planet Earth?” Then he left no doubt about the answer. “We are killing our host the planet Earth,” he claimed and called for a population drop to less than 1 billion.

The commentary reminded readers that Watson had called humans a disease before and he wasn’t sorry. “I was once severely criticized for describing human beings as being the ‘AIDS of the Earth.’ I make no apologies for that statement,” the column continued.

Watson was invoking the worst of Robert Malthus, an English political economist who claimed that mankind was overpopulating the earth. That claimed first appeared in the late 1700s. Watson urged some solutions for mankind as part of a process to “need to re-wild the planet”:

· “No human community should be larger than 20,000 people and separated from other communities by wilderness areas.” New York, London, Paris, Moscow are all too big. Then again, so are Moose Jaw, Timbuktu and even Annapolis, Md.

· “We need vast areas of the planet where humans do not live at all and where other species are free to evolve without human interference.”

· “We need to radically and intelligently reduce human populations to fewer than one billion.”

· “Sea transportation should be by sail. The big clippers were the finest ships ever built and sufficient to our needs. Air transportation should be by solar powered blimps when air transportation is necessary.”

· At least Watson was generous and said people could still talk with one another across great distances. “Communication systems can link the communities,” he proclaimed from on high.

The Watson rant kept on going calling for everything from cutting down on the population of domesticated dogs and cats to cutting down on everything else in what he called “simplify, simplify, simplify.”

Watson essentially called for humans to return to primitive lifestyles. “We need to stop flying, stop driving cars, and jetting around on marine recreational vehicles. The Mennonites survive without cars and so can the rest of us.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: ecoterrorist; envirowhacko; envirwacko; greenieweenies; ludite; nutcase
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1 posted on 05/07/2007 9:28:43 AM PDT by MotleyGirl70
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To: MotleyGirl70
People who feel this way should kill themselves.

Meanwhile, I just plan to go about my business.

2 posted on 05/07/2007 9:30:00 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Enoch Powell was right.)
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To: MotleyGirl70

Tell you what, Watson, why don’t you off yourself as an example to others and leave the rest of us alone?


3 posted on 05/07/2007 9:30:22 AM PDT by kevkrom ("Government is too important to leave up to the government" - Fred Dalton Thompsn)
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To: MotleyGirl70

let them put themselves where thier mouths are. lead by example y’know


4 posted on 05/07/2007 9:30:35 AM PDT by camle (keep your mind open and somebody will fill it full of something for you)
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To: ClearCase_guy
People who feel this way should kill themselves.

If only.

5 posted on 05/07/2007 9:31:23 AM PDT by American Quilter (You can't negotiate with people who are dedicated to your destruction.)
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To: MotleyGirl70

My response:

“You first!”


6 posted on 05/07/2007 9:32:11 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Your FRiendly FReeper Patent Attorney)
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To: MotleyGirl70
“We need to stop flying, stop driving cars, and jetting around on marine recreational vehicles. The Mennonites survive without cars and so can the rest of us.”
7 posted on 05/07/2007 9:32:39 AM PDT by MotleyGirl70
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To: MotleyGirl70

Lets start the reductions with this charlatan, shall we?


8 posted on 05/07/2007 9:32:45 AM PDT by pissant
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To: MotleyGirl70

9 posted on 05/07/2007 9:33:10 AM PDT by samson1097
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To: MotleyGirl70

This clown should be the first to volunteer to make the ‘sacrifice’ to lower our population.


10 posted on 05/07/2007 9:33:11 AM PDT by KingRonnie9
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To: MotleyGirl70

These Club of Rome navel-gazers are looking the wrong way. Repeal the Treaty and let us develop the resources of outer space.


11 posted on 05/07/2007 9:33:28 AM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the Treaty)
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To: ClearCase_guy
People who feel this way should kill themselves.

No- they "only" want your last-born child not to exist... It's for the greater good of course....

12 posted on 05/07/2007 9:33:47 AM PDT by SteveMcKing
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To: Beelzebubba
“You first!”

Better yet, gather up all of your "friends" and give them some Kool-Aid. It would be a good start.

13 posted on 05/07/2007 9:33:51 AM PDT by ssaftler (BDS - Coming to a DemonRat near you!)
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To: MotleyGirl70

Perhaps Mr. Watson could make himself an example.


14 posted on 05/07/2007 9:34:26 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (If you're conservative, then support a conservative candidate like Duncan Hunter for POTUS.)
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To: camle

Most of the planet is quite empty - more Geographic ignorance displayed by these Miscreants. That’s why they don’t want a real solution for starvation and Malaria deaths (DDT) - the only good African is a dead African in these bizarre minds. If only they could just die more quickly and less miserably, then we wouldn’t have to be so guilty. (you do know I am being sarcastic).


15 posted on 05/07/2007 9:34:37 AM PDT by Sioux-san (God save the Sheeple)
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To: MotleyGirl70

You first ...


16 posted on 05/07/2007 9:35:54 AM PDT by clamper1797 (The Democrats are the party of bread & circuses)
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To: Cagey; Larry Lucido; Mr. Brightside

Ping!


17 posted on 05/07/2007 9:36:40 AM PDT by MotleyGirl70
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To: MotleyGirl70

...the Mennonites survive without cars...

...uh,not quite...many Mennonites drive, as long as the cars are black and the chrome is painted black...and many Amish depend on ‘English’ driving them to and from work sites...


18 posted on 05/07/2007 9:37:21 AM PDT by IrishBrigade
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To: MotleyGirl70

Kissinger once croaked, “The planet’s ideal population of humans would be two hundred million.”


19 posted on 05/07/2007 9:39:12 AM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the Treaty)
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To: MotleyGirl70

Yo! Watson! You first! And take all your Berkenstock weenies with you.


20 posted on 05/07/2007 9:39:26 AM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: MotleyGirl70

All of you who want this guy to off himself first, to lead by example, are missing the point...someone’s got to supervise the whole thing, and since he’s suggesting the idea he obviously thinks that it should be him and those like him. So just get in line for your Koolaid. /sarc


21 posted on 05/07/2007 9:39:27 AM PDT by Ancesthntr
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To: clamper1797
“stop burdening the Earth with your existence.” - Anthem, Ayn Rand. Most of the eco-web site have suggested an even lower Global Human Population. Some as low as 80 million. How ya gonna make that omelet?
22 posted on 05/07/2007 9:39:46 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: MotleyGirl70

How very malthusian.......


23 posted on 05/07/2007 9:40:38 AM PDT by Red Badger (My gerund got caught in my diphthong, and now I have a dangling participle...............)
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To: MotleyGirl70

A Billion less Muslims and or Socialists would certainly make the world a better place.


24 posted on 05/07/2007 9:41:56 AM PDT by elizabetty (Why is Rudy concerned about 3000 dead Americans but NOT 50,000,000 dead American Babies?)
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To: MotleyGirl70

It’s a part of eugenics. When you have time, dig into the UN Population Fund.


25 posted on 05/07/2007 9:42:12 AM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray for Tony Snow, Liz Edwards, cancer patients, their families and support.)
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To: MotleyGirl70
If he wants to "reduce" human population, perhaps he should start by setting a "good example".

Of course, these nutbars all take the "John Brightling" viewpoint....everyone but them.

-Eric

26 posted on 05/07/2007 9:42:46 AM PDT by E Rocc (Myspace "Freepers" group moderator)
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To: MotleyGirl70
“We need to radically and intelligently reduce human populations to fewer than one billion.”

I have two words for this guy: "Rainbow Six".

27 posted on 05/07/2007 9:44:24 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: MotleyGirl70

Yeah, “You first”.


28 posted on 05/07/2007 9:44:25 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: MotleyGirl70

Lead the way, Paul.


29 posted on 05/07/2007 9:44:33 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: pissant
Lets start the reductions with this charlatan, shall we?

Sounds good to me. I bet he's pals with Algore.

30 posted on 05/07/2007 9:44:55 AM PDT by MotleyGirl70
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To: MotleyGirl70

This harkens back to reading Clancy’s Rainbow Six.

Eco-terrorists wanted to put deadly viruses into the air conditioning system at the Sydney Olympics, then people would go home and spread it all around.

I say we take this guy out.


31 posted on 05/07/2007 9:45:14 AM PDT by wastedyears (To a liberal, "feeling safe" is far more important than "being safe" Credit to TruthShallSetYouFree)
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To: Beelzebubba; MotleyGirl70

of course him and his friends are exempt from the purging.


32 posted on 05/07/2007 9:46:43 AM PDT by Dmitry Vukicevich (No to Rudy (Hillary Lite))
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To: MotleyGirl70

People sometimes think I am a conspiracy theorist when I mention this 1 billion number. When in fact, nut balls all the way back to at least the Brower-Ehrlich-Lovins crowd have long touted such a figure as “ideal.” That is the agenda driving global warming hysteria and other ills.


33 posted on 05/07/2007 9:47:02 AM PDT by GOP_1900AD (Stomping on "PC," destroying the Left, and smoking out faux "conservatives" - Take Back The GOP!)
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To: E Rocc

He reminds me of the protagonists in Rainbow Six. In the end they are left to enjoy their harmony with nature. Naked and alone in the jungle. Look at all them purty snakes and toads encroaching.


34 posted on 05/07/2007 9:47:12 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: MotleyGirl70
No human community should be larger than 20,000 people and separated from other communities by wilderness areas.” New York, London, Paris, Moscow are all too big. Then again, so are Moose Jaw, Timbuktu and even Annapolis, Md

The Khymer Rouge would have loved him. Do we kill all the intellectuals as well, or will that be his next policy?

35 posted on 05/07/2007 9:47:57 AM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus Reagan
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To: RightWhale

Got Helium 3? Got lunar mining? That will be the next big thing the eco freaks will freak out about.


36 posted on 05/07/2007 9:48:19 AM PDT by GOP_1900AD (Stomping on "PC," destroying the Left, and smoking out faux "conservatives" - Take Back The GOP!)
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To: BenLurkin

You beat me by a minute.


38 posted on 05/07/2007 9:49:11 AM PDT by wastedyears (To a liberal, "feeling safe" is far more important than "being safe" Credit to TruthShallSetYouFree)
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To: Sioux-san
Most of the planet is quite empty

Somebody once told me that one half of Texas had enough land area to put every person on Earth in a modest house if the houses were built close together like they are in suburbia. No multi-story structures required. Really puts some perspective on things.
39 posted on 05/07/2007 9:49:16 AM PDT by JamesP81 (Eph 6:12)
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To: MotleyGirl70

My guess is he huffs Algores discarded BVDs.


40 posted on 05/07/2007 9:49:38 AM PDT by pissant
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To: MotleyGirl70

I’ve inderectly dealt with this maniac before. He is an overt terrorist — nothing more nothing less.

You first Paul. The departure of 3.5 billion people begins with you. Set the example.


41 posted on 05/07/2007 9:49:43 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (When toilet paper is a luxury, you have achieved communism.)
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To: MotleyGirl70
He's a member of the Pol Pot enviromentalism club. The survivors of his plans can stack the skulls of those killed.
42 posted on 05/07/2007 9:50:01 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Parker v. DC: the best court decision of the year.)
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To: MotleyGirl70
These folks are free to refrain from conceiving children and convincing their like-minded friends to do likewise.
43 posted on 05/07/2007 9:50:17 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: GOP_1900AD

Helium 3 is about at the right tech level for the Greenies to take an interest. They deserve each other.


44 posted on 05/07/2007 9:50:45 AM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the Treaty)
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To: MotleyGirl70
“We need to radically and intelligently reduce human populations to fewer than one billion” I assume radically mean something akin to a final solution. So kill off a few billion people to save the snail darter!
45 posted on 05/07/2007 9:54:22 AM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: MotleyGirl70

ATTENTION, ATTENTION. ALL ENVIRONMENTALISTS REPORT TO THE DISINTEGRATION CHAMBERS. ALL ENVIRONMENTALISTS REPORT TO THE DISINTEGRATION CHAMBERS. THANK YOU.


46 posted on 05/07/2007 9:55:09 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods ("We're the government, and we're here to hurt.")
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To: wastedyears
This harkens back to reading Clancy’s Rainbow Six.
Wow, the way people reference Clancy around here, you'd think his books did something like predict the use of jetliners as terrorist suicide weapons or something.....

-Eric (wondering if that really needed a sarcasm tag)

47 posted on 05/07/2007 9:55:49 AM PDT by E Rocc (Myspace "Freepers" group moderator)
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To: MotleyGirl70

Wonder what kind of car he drives and when was the last time he flew or was on a boat?


48 posted on 05/07/2007 9:57:35 AM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we write in marble. JHuett)
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To: MotleyGirl70; Cagey; Mr. Brightside

Yes, but think of the benefits. Wider lanes! Swim the East River without any crowds!


49 posted on 05/07/2007 9:57:37 AM PDT by Larry Lucido (Duncan Hunter 2008 (or Fred Thompson if he ever makes up his mind))
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To: MotleyGirl70
This man is George Monbiot on crack!
50 posted on 05/07/2007 9:58:14 AM PDT by .cnI redruM (Friends Don't Let Friends Vote For Oxygen Thieves!)
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