It’s widely acknowledged that human beings are bad for the planet. We degrade natural habitats. We pollute. We change the climate. The fewer human beings around, the better it will be for the biosphere. But, how can we accomplish population reduction in a humane manner?
A few days ago, I saw a bumper sticker in Central Maine that read, “Welcome to Maine… Now Go Home!” It didn’t take me too long to react emotionally to that statement; I hear some version of that sentiment almost every day living here in
Yesterday, I noticed the recent Twitter posting of a disgraced former GOP chair: “In right-to-carry states the violent crime rate is 24% lower than the rest of the US and the murder rate is 28% lower.” A quick look at the latest available Uniform Crime