human get sick, the normal treatment will now have no power to the virus. The consequences are more serious sickness, even death. That act of feeing antibiotics to livestock will be considered unethical because of its severe consequences. After 1945, a lot of farmers use chemicals on their crops; pesticides and herbicides are some examples. However the act of over use pesticide and herbicides can cause soil erosion. That means, after a few years is using acres of land for growing crops with pesticides, herbicides and many more chemical; that land is no longer farmable. Farmers will have to move to somewhere else or wait for a very long time to allow soil to rebuild and become stable for farming. This act of overuse chemical in farming will somehow leads to famine around the world, since there was not enough land to grow crops. In Food Politics Chapter 2, Malthus an English economist who authored in 1789 argued that food production could never stay ahead of population growth, because it would be constrained by farm land assets that can expand only slowly, while human population tends to grow exponentially. I personally agree with Malthus about what he predicted in 1789 will happen in the near future due to the inability of agriculture to keep pace with human fertility. Moreover, the bigger the population grow, the more land human will need for their shelter, which leads to less farming land, not to mention many lands out there are not farmable due to
2 chemical overuse by farmers. Take a look the earth population in the past two
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