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Annabelle Macneal

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Is "run- away" growth ultimately bad for humanity?

In our modern world, growth is espoused as something good, as something to endeavor for a better quality of life. But how much growth can we sustain, how much growth can the planet sustain? Can we look at growth in different way, approach it from a different perspective. If so, how and what are the implications?

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  • Jan 4 2013: Not by everybody. Controlling it seems to have worked well for China. Indira Gandhi was assissinated for trying to implement more birth control,but India recently had over 300 million people in the dark with a recent grid failure. Easy looks are population/carrying capacity biology and your college thermodynamics courses. You can have too much of a good thing.

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