By Lemuel Gulliver XVI and Jacqueline Slow
Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns to Earth after a 25 12 months odyssey round the sun process looking planetary houses for the world’s extra inhabitants. He came across none. On touching down in California he discusses with a television information anchor the issues as a result of overpopulation and a few solutions.
His 3 most sensible pals arrive they usually start to plan their journey vacationing a few nations that experience made big growth in inhabitants control—and a few that experience neglected the matter.
The many difficulties of the realm, equivalent to warming, water scarcities, the getting older populations, poverty, unlawful immigration, spiritual trust and disbelief, morality and values, and non secular terrorism are interrelated. The exploration of those matters, in order to be extra totally mentioned within the succeeding books, are all started right here.
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Chet, let‟s not forget ethnic and religious cleansing. Between 100,000 and a million American Indians were killed by the good Christian invaders. In Australia 300,000 Australian aborigines were eliminated in their own land by the white settlers. And of course 6 million Jews, gypsies and other religiously or ethnically objectionable people were gassed by the Nazis. “Just looking at the 19th century, the large and small wars, famines and uprisings killed about 54 million during the century. We could assume that these killings and starvings reduced the population at the end of that century by about 3% from what it might have been.
As you know I am deeply concerned with population reduction and making a better life for all children. ” —“I‟m with you Wreck. But how about filling us in on what you see as the background of the problem. ” POPULATION CONTROL AND REDUCTION —“Well Con, as I had mentioned to Chet, look at the way world population has increased. In all of human history it took us until 1800 to reach a billion people. Now we have 7 billion. And we are expecting it to be 9 to 10 billion in 2050. If the population continues at its current rate, by the year 2855 it has been estimated that there will be about 20 people per square foot of land and sea on this planet.
Titus was THE expert on how people can and should be treated, depending on the desired ends. Remember him Wreck? Juniors sat in the last rows, seniors ahead of them, then the masters students then the PhD students in the front. Titus said that since it was a class in “the science of the possible” any way that you could get a grade was OK. I remember you knew one teaching assistant from when she was a high school student coming to your lifeguard tower, then you started dating the other TA. ” 56 —0“I remember it well.
''. . . And Gulliver Returns'' ---In Search of Utopia--- Book 1 Touch Down - Return to Earth by Lemuel Gulliver XVI and Jacqueline Slow