There are too many of us already, and we must not let our numbers grow even further beyond what Earth's resources can provide. If we want to keep/improve our current standard of living, those who are able should take precautions.
A few of the more extreme ideas (i.e. killing off "unnecessary" members of a population), while theoretically efficient, seem elitist and unnecessarily drastic and cruel from a human standpoint.
Then there are people who believe in the ideal that either nature or an all-powerful being will eventually "balance out" our growing numbers (Eywa?). Yes, people die every day, but lives taken by disease epidemics, natural disasters, or wars should not be thought of as expendable just because they were in the wrong place at …Read more >
My name is Thomas, or (For What It's) "Worth". I am 18 years of age and currently reside in Canada. The reason I am here is because as with many of you, 'Avatar' has had a great impact on me. Not just in the way that I think it is an amazing movie that happens to fit well with my "way of life", but it has also changed the way I see some things. I loved the experience of watching Avatar in 3D and will be going back at least a few more times. I've been reading blogs and articles on avatar.wikia for some time now and I have also noticed that: "Everyone here seems great, since the people who like Avatar are a specific type of people with many similar views" (Mithdraz quote). Having said that, I agree with/can relate to many of the thing…Read more >