Garrett Hardin's Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping The Poor?
Throughout Hardin’s essay, he continuously mentions how the population rates are way too high for the poorer nations. In addition, mostly every plan to help the poor would not work because of the massive reproduction rates. Hardin states, “[the nation] cannot safely divide the wealth equitably among all people so long as people reproduce at different rates” (423). The massive population rates will eventually affect college, leaving classes overcrowded, however, people should not be punished for wanting big families. Instead, colleges should consider making larger classrooms. If the class capacity is increased to at least fifty or even sixty students, more students will be able to benefit from learning instead of being left