Paul Erlich is a socialist/leftist who has made a career out of being wrong. None of the predictions that he made twenty and thirty years ago have come true, yet he is still considered an 'expert' by die-hard liberals who continue to hang on his every word.
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Julian L. Simon had a famous $1000 bet in 1980 with Paul Ehrlich that that five natural resources would fall in price as opposed to rise in price. The theory was that if Paul was right and natural resources are limited and we are all doomed, the prices would rise because of scarcity. However, Paul was dead wrong because every one of the resources had fallen in price ten years later. Julian passed away several years ago but many of his books were publish posthumously. "It's Getting Better All the Time," and "The Ultimate Resource 2" are very good books to keep around the house.
posted on 02/07/2003 11:30:45 AM PST
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