[ExI] Yielding to Ideology Over Science, by Ron Bailey
hkhenson at rogers.com
Fri May 1 21:38:50 UTC 2009
At 12:14 AM 5/1/2009, Emlyn wrote:
>2009/5/1 Max More <max at maxmore.com>:
> > Another good piece by Ron Bailey:
> > Yielding to Ideology Over Science
> > Why don't environmentalists celebrate modern farming on Earth Day?
> > http://www.reason.com/news/show/132997.html
>I think this is shaky ground. While modern farming looks to be a good
>thing for the environment per se, improved agricultural technology
>seems to just let us increase the total population. More people ==
>more environmental stressors. Environmentalists don't approve of this.
>Me, I'm for more people. Go people!
This is a good idea *only* if the resources (economy) are increasing
faster than the population.
Otherwise, it is a prescription for wars.
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