The Birth Control Solution

Family planning is crucial to solving poverty, climate change and other issues. And don’t worry: contraceptives don’t cause sex. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Warrior Wheatman - Nov 3, 2011 - 12:21 AM PDT
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by Warrior Wheatman - Nov. 3, 2011

Without sounding alarmist, NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF calls attention to the SEVEN BILLIONTH human born. The implications are staggering. We've always depended on war, famine, and disease to cull over-population. We now face global warming, environmental destruction, elimination of biodiversaty, on top of increase in cost of living. But there is hope - and faith.

Traditionalists - without biblical or scriptural basis - will reject this solution, prefering armageddon. Humanity is on the verge of stepping out of the animal kingdom, and becoming God's chosen. A new world realm of peace, prosperity, and contribution is our given birthright. A NEW CONSENSUS - with emphaty,faith and responsibility to all - is our means.

Finally, a ray of hope: A group of evangelical Christians, led by Richard Cizik of The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good, is drafting a broad statement of ... More »

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