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    Wow, a full blown dummy spit, nice. I was...

    Wow, a full blown dummy spit, nice.

    I was referring to your apparent attitude of 'oh, look, the world grows more than enough food to feed the population of the world'' as I've already mentioned....
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    I have described my position too many times as it...

    I have described my position too many times as it is, so feel no need to keep repeating and 'qualifying' what I have already said in each and every post I make.

    If you can't put it together in...
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    As soon as you do....you being the master...

    As soon as you do....you being the master strawman builder. My comment about linear trends is related to your habit of seizing upon a single factor, current food production in this instance, as if...
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    You don't realize that the wording you quote is...

    So you are claiming that "now the gains come in tiny increments" is a projection into the future?

    Who exactly do you think you are fooling?[/QUOTE]

    You don't realize that the wording you quote...
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    I have stated the issue as I see it numerous...

    I have stated the issue as I see it numerous times, ie, population pressure and increasing consumption as living standards in developing nations are raised in relation to climate change....a...
  6. Faith is a poor tool for sorting fact from...

    Faith is a poor tool for sorting fact from fiction, as history shows...never mind logic.
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    Even granted that current conditions enable an...

    Even granted that current conditions enable an ample food supply, which I'm not disputing, the concern still remains climate change and increasing consumption rates as living standards are raised in...
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    Decline in food production...

    Decline in food production

    Nature:

    After two decades of impressive gains, global food production has slowed. The rocketing growth in grain production experienced during the so-called "Green...
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    That's how it looks.

    That's how it looks.
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    It's still not about past hunger rates or...

    When discussing whether the world is or will be overpopulated now or in the near or farther future, the fact that 12% hungry is the lowest rate in history is a not irrelevant.

    The fact that the...
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    Still irrelevant.

    Still irrelevant.
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    Nitpicking over irrelevant details, conjuring ...

    Nitpicking over irrelevant details, conjuring emotion where there was no emotion not being silly enough, now you are misrepresenting my use of OMG? That's sad.

    A waste of time, Sweetie.. ...
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    I was referring to not only this occasion but...

    I was referring to not only this occasion but every other occasion that we have had disputes,ie, your method. Essentially no different then or now in composition and tone.



    The article has...
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    Denying that you nitpick over wording or...

    Denying that you nitpick over wording or insignificant statistical errors doesn't make it so. You clearly are focusing on an insignificant element of the overall picture that the article paints in...
  15. I've had a few minor problems, nothing that...

    And Linux has detected a keystroke, RECOMPILE KERNEL!

    Eldarion Lathria[/QUOTE]


    Never had that problem. You are doing it wrong.[/QUOTE]

    I've had a few minor problems, nothing that...
  16. Apparently faith weeds out the sheep from the...

    Apparently faith weeds out the sheep from the goats, followers valued, thinkers destined for destruction.
  17. Yes, so much for 'Socialism' or 'Communism' or...

    True. Also, in general they saved the city dwellers, it was the rural people that died.[/QUOTE]

    Yes, so much for 'Socialism' or 'Communism' or collective wellbeing.
  18. I can't think of any reason why a God who wants...

    I can't think of any reason why a God who wants to 'save' and wants to be 'believed in' would not offer evidence for these things.
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    You must be watching too much sky news, angelo. ;)

    You must be watching too much sky news, angelo. ;)
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    In your habitual manner you seize upon a word...

    It may well be true that the green revolution was a one of event in history and comparable improvements in crop yields will not be achievable in the future. Or not. B but it's an argument that needs...
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    I doubt that the author was being deliberately ...

    The article over all may be doing so, but the section I quote and refer to is talking about the present, misleadingly painting current conditions as a dark foreboding of a bleak future.

    We can...
  22. But not those in the upper layers of government...

    They went crazy with collectivization--and tens of millions starved as a result.[/QUOTE]

    But not those in the upper layers of government hierarchy.
  23. I was referring to simple labels that are...

    I think that maybe you meant to ask if China is really capitalist? If so, I wonder sometimes also. Sure they allow individuals to own assets. However, are the means of production really owned by...
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    The article is talking about future conditions,...

    Conveniently forgetting to tell us that those over 900 million hungry (800 by more recent figures) are 100s of millions fewer than there used to be: the number of hungry has been declining in recent...
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    Here's an article by Scientific American;...

    Here's an article by Scientific American;

    ''In an era of changing climate and sinking economies, Malthusian limits to growth are backā€”and squeezing us painfully. Whereas more people once meant...
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