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Originally Posted by ZainyAntics View Post
Sometimes you need to look at things in different perspectives, perhaps not realistic or moral perspectives, but perspectives at that.

Now, If you were to cure cancer, kill off ALL mosquito's, or simply rid all human harming circumstances; how long before the world over populates? I'd say 30 years. At that point there will not be enough food and water to go around to feed everyone. Theres countries in Africa DOUBLING their population in 3 years, THREE YEARS! (Uganda) From 13 million to 26 million in 3 years. If their populations already in extreme poverty, how will it be if their populations TWICE what it is now, if people stopped dieing from malaria their population would skyrocket even more. Then theres the argument that "Well, if people live longer then can be educated etcetc" which is a valid argument.

Iuno, sometimes things need to be kept in check, I'm selfish but that's the way things are. You can't please everyone in the world, It's unfortunate.
We can deal with population control without cancer and other things like it.
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post #92 of 95
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Don't be silly... of course you can.

This is obviously a bad idea. Mosquitoes help fund the bug repellent industry, providing American jobs. You don't want to be unpatriotic, do you?
I agree. Also we should all go outside and break every window we see. Imagine how much employment we will create in the window industry! We can eliminate poverty!

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You could kill the mosquitoes coming around human habitation, and still leave tons of mosquitoes out in the woods to be eaten. I spent an hour standing alone in one spot in a remote swamp once, and all I could hear was the sound of mosquitoes and blackflies. It literally haunts me to this day.
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Not to mention PETA becoming involved
PETA is a PITA
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Smokin lol i like the thought of killing mosquitos as i hate the little ****ers
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