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Overpopulation : The Problem Of Overpopulation

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Overpopulation: The Top Worry Yet to be Proven by the Worried
The definition of hysteria is an exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion, usually found within groups of people. An example of hysteria includes overpopulation, the futuristic “problem” that is not and will not be a dilemma in the foreseeable future. Back in 15,000 B.C., the world population was five million. Today, it is a staggering seven billion plus. This has caused unease that overpopulation will be a problem for our future generations. Although many developing countries around the globe are implementing population control laws, there should be no need for concern about the situation because overpopulation is a myth, scientifically projected to not be an issue, and far-fetched.
Overpopulation is a myth. There hasn’t been a single death caused by overpopulation in Earth’s history. The Earth and its people produce enough resources to sustain themselves. “Today, countries should be able to produce enough food for everyone” (Steele 17). However, there currently isn’t a way to distribute it properly to everyone. Distribution is the main reason why every one in six people goes hungry, not overpopulation. Some developed countries can 't produce all the food their people need. However, you can say that they are not overpopulated because they produce goods and services to trade with other countries.
Problems that are “related” to overpopulation are being solved. Regarding food and space, agricultural technology is
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