Much of the papal document Humanae Vitae was written by the future pope John Paul II, and Paul VI later came to regret the text.
A world with fewer people will allow for a more robust planetary ecosystem, and a higher quality of life for humans.
Changing the 'status quo' to properly address both growth in human population and consumption is a difficult challenge.
Natural population decline provides an opportunity to transition to a system that values sustainable and equitable human well-being.
What once appeared as an immense, unmeasurable expanse of land is now more clearly perceived as finite and increasingly limited.
With the depletion of finite resources and the destruction of habitat, the movement of humans will become increasingly predictable.
Vote for politicians who acknowledge the detrimental impacts of population growth and propose political solutions.
Public believes population growth negative, risky, and requiring international attention, while politicians look the other way
Just because population growth is complicated and politicians are afraid to suggest solutions does not justify neglect of the issue.
Ignoring scientific discoveries, as it did in the Galileo trial, Church doctrine reaches erroneous moral conclusions.
Every environmental and social problem on this finite planet becomes more difficult and ultimately impossible to solve with even more people.
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