Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Freaky population control

In some of my recent debates and discussions, I have been opining that desperate measures are required to address some of the desperate problems our country faces today. My consideration is that most of India's resources (energy, water, climate, roads, etc) have reached the brink of being able to support the population and hence desperate Govt supported measures are required to counter it. Being in Bangalore for 3 years probably underscores my desperation with lack of resources. It seems the most resource hit city in recent times.

One of the opinions is that similar to China, India should also enforce a one-child policy and hopefully solve some of the next-generation problems. For most part, I have grown in confidence defending this policy. However, some recent freakonomics suggests otherwise. Seems like the policy might have been key in increasing crime rate in China. Fabulous read.

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