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Does that Malthusian Belt come in taupe?

Is Earth full? That’s debatable. The planet has more than 6.8 billion people crawling across its face, which sounds crowded but is difficult – in upper North America – to put into any meaningful perspective. Put another way, if you spread the whole population evenly over all of Earth’s land masses, there would be about…

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Why I hate modern capitalism

In preparation for an extended period of travel, which will be followed by a return to school, I decided to buy a notebook computer, despite my suspicion that the notebook market is largely a marketing scam to boost lagging PC sales – a scam with growth potential, since notebooks are difficult and expensive (or impossible)…

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