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Can Living Longer Be Bad?

With all of the advancements in science and medical technology our lives are becoming easier, less physically draining, and longer.  Most people would agree that is a good thing…Who wouldn’t want to have their family and friends around for a longer period of time.  As hard as it may be to believe, there is a downside.  As people live longer there becomes more demand for resources, more stress on the environment to produce the resources and, unfortunately, the possibility of war to fight for those resources if they become limited.  

 Here is a list of some of the effects of over population.

The world population is currently about 6,600,000,000 (click here for an up to the minute count).

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