Back in the day I was an active supporter of Zero Population Growth (ZPG), which advocated limiting human population to the then extant levels in the 1960s. I never had biological children of my own. I adopted my son.
While our intentions were laudable, ZPG was a monumental failure. Human population has exploded from just over 3 billion people in the 60s to almost 8 billion today. Since 1968, ZPG has been Population Connection (http://www.populationconnection.org/)
An even more ambitious movement to control, and to eliminate, human population is the Voluntary Human Extinction Project. Although it portends an even greater likelihood of failure than ZPG, it is a much sounder proposal than merely limiting human population growth.
From the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement’s (VHEMT.org) website:
VHEMT (pronounced vehement) is a movement not an organization. It’s a movement advanced by people who care about life on planet Earth. We’re not just a…
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