Do the Chinese need Paul Ehrlich?

Patrick Foley patfoley at
Wed Apr 24 00:02:15 EDT 2002


I doubt that Chinese domestic policy or traditions have been influenced
by Paul Ehrlich in the least.And I doubt Malthus was wrong in anything
but details. Populations grow until resources are exhausted and everyone
is fairly unhappy about it. Sorry, it is only partly my fault.

Patrick Foley
patfoley at

"Bob Parcelles,Jr." wrote:

> --- Stan Gorodenski <stanlep at> wrote:
> > I find interesting the following sentence from the Stanford article
> > and
> > what it implies regarding your accusations and claims:
> > "Coerced birth control had its day; China adopted
> > the one child per family policy and slaughtered a
> > disproportionate number of female children, as birth
> > control advocates stood in silent assent."
> > Stan
> All,
> At the risk of sounding like a conspiracy theorist, there has been a
> movemnt underfoot for quite some time in which liberals as well as
> environmentalists have been so a tuned to over population that they
> tolerate hideous mass genocide as in China. It is everyones right
> (God-given) to have children. To teach that they are parasites and
> competitors on this planet is outrageouslt sinful and wrong! But
> "ends justifys the means" has been long a tool for achieving ones
> goals and indroctinating subservients to aid in doing so. Whether it
> be military or intelligence people, scientists, thinktanks, right,
> left or environmentalists. We need scientists giving us PROactive
> solutions and we must ralize the possible social consequences of what
> we do. Technology can fix population and food supply problems as I am
> sure paul will attest to. however, it can not be done with utter
> contempt and disregard for the envionment and our  and our
> descendants health, safty and even presence on this planet.
> The nerd writing the article like most intelligent people is not
> entirely wrong but of course he would throw the baby out with the
> wash. I am sure he finds it difficult to conceive of any one using
> binoculars to see critters or even swinging a net. Marks utterings
> would be conceved as thiose of a silly person. I am also, sure there
> is not a "scientist" on this list that he has not utter contempt for.
> Of course Paul displays this often. This guy is indicative of the
> wave of the future. The implemnters without leaving the computer lab
> of a New World. There is nothing brave about it.
> We must always be on guard for such programs. Did some of Erlich's
> statements play in bet your bottom dollar! Are some grants
> funding research to be interpreted in this twisted way? Probably!
> But the others are being manipulated just as Paul.
> bob
> =====
> Bob Parcelles, Jr
> Pinellas Park, FL
> RJP Associates & Clean Millennium Movement (C2M)
> rjparcelles at
> "Change your thoughts and you change your world."
> - Norman Vincent Peale
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