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    (Original post by The_Internet)
    Hardly fair. You can bwliwve that overpopulation of humans is a drain on the planet whilst still being alive yourself.
    Yes, but that is hypocritical - assuming you want the best for the planet, of course

    I'm not advocating suicide, of course, but I'm saying that its hypocritical to say humans should commit suicide, or substantially reduce their numbers, while still living your life, and enjoying Western standards of living (and wastefulness)
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    If you honestly believe that, then you believe you yourself are a drain on the planet...

    But you clearly have not done anything about that - double standards much?
    Do you expect me to kill myself? It would be pointless now considering there are over 7 billion humans on the planet.

    That being said, I do not plan to have biological children but instead adopt.
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Do you expect me to kill myself? It would be pointless now considering there are over 7 billion humans on the planet.
    Every little helps.
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Yes, but that is hypocritical - assuming you want the best for the planet, of course

    I'm not advocating suicide, of course, but I'm saying that its hypocritical to say humans should commit suicide, or substantially reduce their numbers, while still living your life, and enjoying Western standards of living (and wastefulness)
    It can be achieved by simply having less and less kids tbh as well ie: so.they enjoy the same sorta life style.
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    (Original post by dairychocolate)
    Every little helps.
    This isn't Tesco

    Speaking of which, supermarkets are guilty of huge amounts of waste, throwing away perfectly good food, not even giving to charity
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    This isn't Tesco

    Speaking of which, supermarkets are guilty of huge amounts of waste, throwing away perfectly good food, not even giving to charity
    If people lived more sustainably, the number of humans would be no problem for the planet

    Wouldn't it be better if you campaigned to reduce waste, and cut CO2 emissions, rather than simply campaigning for fewer humans?
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    (Original post by The_Internet)
    It can be achieved by simply having less and less kids tbh as well ie: so.they enjoy the same sorta life style.
    But it can't - that would give us a lot more elderly people to support, which would increasingly impact the lifestyle of each new generation.

    Also, scientific advances would be reduced, so economic growth per capita would too.
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    (Original post by Johann von Gauss)
    If people lived more sustainably, the number of humans would be no problem for the planet

    Wouldn't it be better if you campaigned to reduce waste, and cut CO2 emissions, rather than simply campaigning for fewer humans?
    I'm not as optimistic about human nature as you are, look at the state of the planet as it is, wherever the environment and economics are at a clash, economics and money will always win over because it is human nature to accumulate wealth and resources
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Do you expect me to kill myself? It would be pointless now considering there are over 7 billion humans on the planet.

    That being said, I do not plan to have biological children but instead adopt.
    Its good of you to adopt - if I couldn't have my own children, I would do so too

    See my post above yours

    (Original post by Johann von Gauss)
    Also, scientific advances would be reduced, so economic growth per capita would too.
    And you propose bringing in a lot of migrants from the third world to rectify this issue?Oh right, they are all scientists and engineers... silly me
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Its good of you to adopt - if I couldn't have my own children, I would do so too

    See my post above yours
    I'm not suggesting or implying people commit suicide en masse to dramatically reduce surface population, that's not what I said at all.

    I just think people should stop having kids for a period of time until the human population becomes more sustainable
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    I'm not suggesting or implying people commit suicide en masse to dramatically reduce surface population, that's not what I said at all.

    I just think people should stop having kids for a period of time until the human population becomes more sustainable
    I didn't think you said that - but you think humans existing is a problem, and you are a human, and you exist...

    As OP says, sustainability of population varies with lifestyle.
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    The idea that population decline is a problem requiring this sheer scale of self-destructive nonsense is a funny one.

    Immigration is fine, but like all things, in moderation.

    This **** is making it worse for all involved. The locals. The immigrants & refugees genuinely wanting to give it a fair go. Everyone.
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    I didn't think you said that - but you think humans existing is a problem, and you are a human, and you exist...

    As OP says, sustainability of population varies with lifestyle.
    Negative, I am ginger, I do not have a soul. Therefore I am not human and this does not apply to me. I am also half genetically Kryptonian

    Feel free to read into whatever I said anyway.
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Negative, I am ginger, I do not have a soul. Therefore I am not human and this does not apply to me. I am also half genetically Kryptonian

    Feel free to read into whatever I said anyway.
    :sexface:
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    :sexface:
    You like redheads too? :rofl:
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    You like redheads too? :rofl:
    Yes

    Lets make some babies togeth- oh wait

    You hate babies :cry:
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    I'd rather live in an under populated planet the planet is slowly running out of resources
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Yes

    Lets make some babies togeth- oh wait

    You hate babies :cry:
    Babies are ugly, have cute mice instead
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Babies are ugly, have cute mice instead
    :lolwut:
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
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    Iz nat cyoot 2 u?

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