Nobody ever dies of overpopulation.

  title={Nobody ever dies of overpopulation.},
  author={Garrett James Hardin},
  volume={171 3971},
  • G. Hardin
  • Published 1971
  • History, Medicine
  • Science
The death of an estimated 500000 people in Pakistan in November 1970 was attributed to a cyclone but one could say just as reasonably that they were killed by overpopulation since if Pakistan were not overcrowded men would not live on the Gangetic delta. Likewise deaths now attributed to diseases whose antecedent is malnutrition and deaths from respiratory diseases in industrial cities might also be ascribed to overpopulation. But to identify overpopulation as the cause would lead to a… Expand
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