how many people can the earth sustain?
June 20, 2008 6:53am CST
there are now about 6 billion people on the planet, and it's calculated that by 2025 there will be 8 billion of us. and i suppose if nothing changes it will keep going up. how many people do you think the planed can sustain? Aldous Huxley talked about this problem more than 50 years ago, in his "brave new world revisited".m has anyone read it? what do you think of it?
• United States
20 Jun 08
wow, that is actually something that I had not given much thought to, but is a very good question. When you think about it, it seems like though the population will increase there will still be deaths etc, that kind of counter balance everything. however if we continue to take from the land like we are doing there is no telling what will happen.Great discussion topic!!