Live in the world? Hope you like people!

Some chilling thoughts on a cold winter day: The population of the world will reach 7 billion by 2011, and 9 billion by 2045, according to the January 2011 National Geographic.

Gee, people of the world have really [been] loving up a storm in the last 100 years. The world population at the time of my birth (I'm 85) was less than 2 billion — it was only 1 billion in 1800.

Too bad the world was finally discovered to be round, instead of flat as originally believed. Maybe then we could have shoved a billion or two over the edge to lessen the pressure.

— Harry Jell
Asheville

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4 thoughts on “Live in the world? Hope you like people!

  1. bill smith

    [i]Maybe then we could have shoved a billion or two over the edge to lessen the pressure.[/i]

    Feel free to be the first to volunteer to jump and perhaps more will follow.

    Or maybe we should just starve Africa out. They’re hardly using their continent right, anyway

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