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Negative Birth Rate

Posted by on Jun 23, 2011 in Ecology | 2 comments

Negative Birth Rate

Global society will in the near future be confronted with three major problems. The first problem. The present world population, seven billion, is already an acute problem. And it will be an even bigger problem as soon as nine billion people will inhabit the earth. This is estimated to happen merely 40 years from now, around the middle of the century! The second problem. The shadows of the global debts are looming on the horizon and will have to be redeemed eventually. We all know how volatile...

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The Times They Are a-Changin’

Posted by on Jul 22, 2010 in Ecology | 9 comments

The Times They Are a-Changin’

As already Bob Dylan sang in 1963 “The Times They Are a-Changin‘!” Ever since the times were changing and are still changing like a wheel, which gathers speed. We are living in times that change more often and in shorter time then in all of human history before. Once Knowledge doubled every couple of thousand years, then the Knowledge Doubling Curve increased. It is said, that until the 19. century knowledge doubled every century. Now at the 21. century knowledge doubles every...

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