A Great Matter Of Concern Today Or Just A Bust?

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A Great Matter of Concern Today or Just a Bust?
Marvin Patani
Communications Essentials – COMM1016-41
Professor Mark Dorsey
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A Great Matter of Concern Today or Just a Bust? While India is on the verge of being the most populated country. While the third world countries are deprived of their resources rapidly. People in the United States have to say that the problem of over population has been curbed and infant production rate controlled.
Recently, one of the commentators in prominent U.S. publication declared that the population boom is a bust. Whether it is actually a bust now or is it still standing as a matter of great concern? “The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function” (Barlett, 2005). In 8000 B.C., the world hardly had 5 million people, which accounts to the population of Papua New Guinea today! (National Geographic, 2011) Today the world is facing a severe problem of growing and devastating population. The global population is rising at a rate of 78 million people per year (National Geographic, 2011). The population increased to 2 billion from 1800 to 1930, whereas it reached the count of approximately 6.5 billion in 2010. (National Geographic, 2011) The population is expanding exponentially. Population has been a matter of immense concern since centuries. Thus, my view on the topic of overpopulation being a fresh…
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