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Malthus, Darwin and Natural Selection

Video Interview with Garrett Hardin

Length: 7:15
Educational Communications program 1725


Malthus observed that population grows at an exponential rate, while environmental use grows at an arithmetic rate. Darwin is misunderstood in the US, but not in Europe. Darwin's theory had two components: evolution and natural selection. Evolution is a historical question - the evidence is historical. You can't settle historical questions with as much certainty. Natural selection is a scientific question that has been proved time after time.

Ecologically, everything is connected - but that doesn't mean you like all the connections. "The maximum is seldom, or never, the optimum."

"There is no way in a finite environment that you can satisfy a need, the growth of which is uncontrollable."

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