Monday, May 18, 2015

More about the panic over falling birth rates. Falling faster than expected.

Peak Population Growth? | Zero Hedge: "Such forecasts, however, misrepresent underlying demographic dynamics. The future we face is not one of too much population growth, but too little.
One could argue that this is a good thing, in view of the planet’s limited carrying capacity."
Capitalism must have growth to survive. By that metric, big changes are coming. The author says that falling birth rate "could be seen as good" but, in truth, capitalism cannot handle it.