Do you believe that we are now or will soon be overpopulated?

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    Simple question before I head out to work. Do you believe in overpopulation, do you think it's a current problem or a very near future one, and what label would you use to identify yourself overall?
     
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    I helped over populate the Earth, so I have done my duty...
     
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    So... Yes?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    I think resource distribution is the problem, not over-population.

    There is plenty of food to go around for everyone. It just doesn't get to everywhere it is needed, for various reasons.

    So, no. We do not have an over-population problem at this time.

    The first real crush we will feel, as far as population goes, will be sources of fresh water. We are going to need to find a way to economically desalinate ocean water in the near future, I think.
     
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    Because of this issue I have become a liberal Republican. I believe we are overpopulated and I believe their policies will discourage people who can't afford kids from having them.
     
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    No...some areas are overpopulated...like Japan.....but the world is not overpopulated. And the birth rates for western democracies are going down, not up....as countries become wealthier, their people stop producing large families..so if you want lower population levels, embrace freedom, capitalism and the rule of law.....they will lead to wealth and prosperity for all, and lower birth rates.....
     
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    Nature will always balance itself out with epidemics, be it animals or humans.
    We are not over populated.
     
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    My opinion on this subject varies according to who I'm standing next to.
     
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