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    Climate change, the global economy, world poverty or something else?
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    The global economy as that effects the relations between countries and i think that will be the start off WW3.
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    The increasing population. Sad but true.
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    For me it's the moral degeneration of young people, since they (we) are the future.
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    (Original post by No Man)
    The increasing population. Sad but true.
    Not yet. Maybe in 1000 years time it will be real issue. When resources start to run out and poverty percentages are much higher.
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    (Original post by TWF)
    Not yet. Maybe in 1000 years time it will be real issue. When resources start to run out and poverty percentages are much higher.
    It still needs to be managed somehow.
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    (Original post by TWF)
    Not yet. Maybe in 1000 years time it will be real issue. When resources start to run out and poverty percentages are much higher.
    You've got to be kidding.
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    (Original post by Michael Locke)
    You've got to be kidding.
    I am not kidding, maybe earlier than that, but we're nowhere near the carrying capacity.

    The earth has more than enough resources to feed everybody on it. But the West consumes most of the earth due to its high living standard. If all resources were shared out equally, there would be no poverty or anything.
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    Religion.
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    The result of x-factor...

    I don't know really. One of the following: climate change, fossil fuels running out, overpopulation, conflicts, international healthcare or poverty.
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    Government control by increasingly powerful pharmaceutical companies.
    Call me paranoid - perhaps I am :s
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    The ongoing crimes of capitalism, of course.
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    the remote possibility that sarah palin might actually be in charge of something important.
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    whether andy murray will ever win something big.
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    As No man said, global population.
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    (Original post by No Man)
    The increasing population. Sad but true.
    The population is already decreasing in Europe and without immigration would in the US within a few years when the baby boomers start to die in large numbers. If present trends continue the population in the world is expected to peak in 2050 and them start to decline. Only in Africa and a few scattered countries are the fertility rates for woman not falling dramatically, China's fertility is already below replacement level and India's is falling rapidly and expected to be at replacement level within a decade.
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    (Original post by TWF)
    Not yet. Maybe in 1000 years time it will be real issue. When resources start to run out and poverty percentages are much higher.
    :lolwut:

    Worldwide, there is a 50 percent chance that the population will be falling by 2050, according to a recent study published in Nature. By 2150, according to one U.N. projection, the global population could be half what it is today.
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    There are four issues which need equal attention.

    Zionism, Islamisation, Globalisation, and Pollution.
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    Aprroaching asteroid fields
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    My Xbox Live runs out. Fml.
 
 
 
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