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hardin_response - Steven Delaney Hardin Response February...

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Steven Delaney Hardin Response February 17 th , 2011 Hardin discusses the issues of human population growth in many aspects. There seems to be many issues with rapid population growth as resources will be depleted more quickly and pollution and erosion will occur quicker. However there is no easy solution to population growth, especially not a technological one. There are solutions that require limitations on people that they may not be willing to give. Hardin tells how the solution to population growth is not something that will necessarily be a technical or science one only. He argues that looking for a solution in these fields only will worsen the situation. He defines a technical solution as one that requires only a change in techniques of natural sciences, rather than human values or ideas of morality. He displays this by drawing reference to tic-tack-toe, in which there is no technical solution, only one which we redefine the word ‘win’ to something separate to the game. Hardin brings up the question of whether our world is finite, as the population growth
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course CMN 3 taught by Professor Puckering during the Spring '06 term at UC Davis.

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