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This argument, more generally, is, "it is unethical to tax person X to pay for policy Q, but ethical to tax person X to pay for policy Z." It ignores the question of whether it is ethical to force people to pay for policies they disagree with. If it is ethical to force Christians to subsidize abortions, do they not have a claim that it is ethical to force me to subsidize printing of Bibles?
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The first step is to make sure that everyone understands the following three facts of nature. 1) A birth rate above two kills children. If the birth rate is three, then one in three will be condemned to death.2) In the absence of government regulations, you must limit your self to two children, and limit your parents to four grandchildren, and your grandparents to eight great grandchildren. This algorithm stops the growth right now.3) Every country and the planet are overpopulated now because we are consuming resources that are essential to provide for the current numbers of people faster than those resources renew. In other words, we have no ability to feed 7 billion without burning oil, and oil will run out.These three must be common knowledge or we will get nowhere with respect to controlling population growth on the birth side instead of having nature control it for us on the death side.John TavesSee http://stopattwo.org
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