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    Australia’s population growth would have significant effects on the agricultural landscapes and its sustainability. Population growth would inevitably lead to urban sprawl towards the outer urban fringes where agricultural lands generally located. Thus, urban sprawl would create conflicts between the most beneficial type of land developments for the land whether it be residential or agriculture. So, the sustainability of the agricultural landscape would ultimately be based on the result of…

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    United States and have become a great problem for all prison institutions. According to a piece of writing written by Roy Walmsley titled “[The] World Prison Population List” states that the United States holds approximately 2,239,751 prisoners in penal institutions including pre-trial detainees as of late 2011 (3). That’s almost 22% of people incarcerated world-wide, which is roughly 10.2 million inmates (Walmsley 1). The problem on hand is mentally ill inmates residing in Corrections…

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    eventually Earth, no matter what is done will no longer be able to accommodate human life causing the need to expand beyond. Science fiction stories such as “2BRØ2B” by Kurt Vonnegut in which humans have tried to created a utopia by controlling the population to the point where someone must volunteer to die in order for someone else to live. Also “Air Raid” by John Varley which tells the story of people from the future who are snatching humans from the past to live on a faraway planet in order…

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    enough room and resources for over 7 billion people, especially for those who do not contribute to the success of our race. The illiterate and poor civilians, of not only our country, but the world, are stealing the time and money from the educated that hinders their success in the world. To save the world from imminent failure, drastic measures must be made to eliminate the problem of ignorance. I propose that the government increases funding for NASA to create a space shuttle that can hold as…

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    mention the utter destruction of the world. Their dismal outlooks on the future are often accompanied by generic solution such as; “Recycle”, “Ride a bike”, etc. The novel Ishmael by Daniel Quinn the contains the same “Disaster!” message but is accompanied by many unorthodox solutions to the problems which Quinn identifies. One problem addressed is overpopulation. Quinn leaves the solution up to the reader through a binary moral dilemma: sustain the excess population and maintain the problem,…

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    Evolution is an amazing thing. But is it so amazing that because of it the human race has come to a maximum population for the world? And when a child is born, someone has to sacrifice themselves in order for that child to live? This world has evolved so much that scientists have found a cure for aging and people no longer grow old or die from any natural causes. The short story 2BRO2B by Kurt Vonnegut, is about sacrifice and evolution and reveals that when we, as human beings, evolve it will…

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    may be a threat. Maybe some people believe scientists genetically manipulate food because nature is not perfect and science can replace it with better results. Over the last years, genetically modified seeds have been used in large scale around the world (Woolsey, 2012, para. 1). Although some people believe that bioengineered food is an experiment and it may cause some risks to human health, after twenty years using transformed crops there is still no proof that these varied crops are harmful…

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    in the world’s population. Many viewpoints on this debate exist, and two views in particular contradict each other. These viewpoints include those of Garret Hardin and Julian L. Simon. Hardin’s view is expressed in “The Tragedy of the Commons,” and Simon’s in “More People, Greater Wealth, More Resources, Healthier Environment.” Each debates problems and solutions of the growing population, including the use of natural resources in order to supply the world’s growing population. Hardin…

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    longer as productive as it was initially. The activities of man have resulted to the condition we are in now. The population on Earth, both for man and animals, has increased. Land and other resources continually decline; in productivity and quality. The sustainability of the current and the future generations is largely compromised. Actually, if the trend as far as the environment, population and productivity are concerned continues, survival on earth will continually be shortened. This work…

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    enable healthy lives. I use the word “should” in lieu of “do” because in the world we live in now, access to a healthy life is seen as a privilege instead of a right. To dissect this topic further, a basic understanding of a “healthy life” must be defined. A healthy lifestyle is a lifestyle that, “...includes not smoking, eating a healthful diet, exercising, and maintaining optimal bodyweight” (Gorelick 904). Most of the world, does not fit into the category of being privileged, which ensures…

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