The worlds population seven billion: UN sets out challenges

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A major United Nations report has set out the challenges facing humanity a few days before the world's population is expected to reach seven billion.

It identifies many reasons to celebrate, including increased life expectancy and falling fertility rates.

But it also acknowledges the risks of rapid population growth.

The UN estimates that the world's seven billionth person will be born on 31 October and says by the end of this century, the world's total population could number more than 10 billion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-15459643

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We need to stop having kids because we might ran out of resources

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lollywood wrote:
We need to stop having kids because we might ran out of resources

The article does not say this and a Muslim you certainly should not be saying/worrying about this.

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lollywood wrote:
We need to stop having kids because we might ran out of resources

Yes, please dont have any kids.

I dont think this world could survive the presence of a Lollywood Junior.

As for overpopulation - rich white fold have had the same fear for a couple of centuries. Back then the world population was only half a billion.

Its time to be angry.

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lollywood wrote:
We need to stop having kids because we might ran out of resources

Yes, please dont have any kids.

I dont think this world could survive the presence of a Lollywood Junior.

As for overpopulation - rich white fold have had the same fear for a couple of centuries. Back then the world population was only half a billion.


Hey! child isn't always like the parent! Let it have a chance!

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ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:
lollywood wrote:
We need to stop having kids because we might ran out of resources

The article does not say this and a Muslim you certainly should not be saying/worrying about this.

The above were my own views but the article does say

But it also acknowledges the risks of rapid population growth.

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lollywood wrote:
ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:
lollywood wrote:
We need to stop having kids because we might ran out of resources

The article does not say this and as a Muslim you certainly should not be saying/worrying about this.

The above were my own views but the article does say

But it also acknowledges the risks of rapid population growth.


read the bold

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You wrote:

Yes, please dont have any kids.

Ok
would you want to have kids, how many?

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I dont think this world could survive the presence of a Lollywood Junior.

That's a bit harsh don't you think?

You wrote:

As for overpopulation - rich white folk have had the same fear for a couple of centuries. Back then the world population was only half a billion.

But now we have the added fear of global warming which they did not have back then

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ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:

read the bold

I did
We all need to worry about these things

The Lollywood movie BOL had a similar message about the growth of population and the difficulty in feeding them it said

"Agar khela nahi sakti to pehda kyoon karte ho"

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Why would we need to worry about it when Allah said He will provide?

Please think before you type these things.

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lollywood wrote:
"Agar khela nahi sakti to pehda kyoon karte ho"

(the translitteration means "if you cant feed them, why give birth to them?")

Because you leave that to God.

You do not know what your situation will be in 5/10/20 years time.

But now we have the added fear of global warming which they did not have back then

Those fears have been around a long time and I am not entirely sure if the warming is manmade or even totally a bad thing.

Its time to be angry.

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I thought global warming was just a natural process which the earth went through, and has already once been through, hmmmm

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You wrote:

(the translation means "if you cant feed them, why give birth to them")

Correct, how did you know that?

You wrote:

Because you leave that to God.

People are starving in Africa with lots of children, God doesn't seem to be helping them (may Allah forgive for saying such)

You wrote:

You do not know what your situation will be in 5/10/20 years time.

In that sense we might not wake up tomorrow [Ki Dam da bharosa yaar dam aawe na aawe]

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Those fears have been around a long time and I am not entirely sure if the warming is man made or even totally a bad thing.

Man made or not

Impacts of climate change so far include adverse effects on small islands, adverse effects on indigenous populations in high-latitude areas and small but discernable effects on human health. Over the 21st century, climate change is likely to adversely affect hundreds of millions of people through increased coastal flooding, reductions in water supplies, increased malnutrition and increased health impacts.

Future warming of around 3 °C (by 2100, relative to 1990–2000) could result in increased crop yields in mid- and high-latitude areas, but in low-latitude areas, yields could decline, increasing the risk of malnutrition.

A similar regional pattern of net benefits and costs could occur for economic (market-sector) effects.
Warming above 3 °C could result in crop yields falling in temperate regions, leading to a reduction in global food production. Most economic studies suggest losses of world gross domestic product (GDP) for this magnitude of warming.

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lollywood wrote:

People are starving in Africa with lots of children, God doesn't seem to be helping them (may Allah forgive for saying such)


And for the Africans you will get the typical reasonings such as life being a test (for both us and them - how far will we go to help them?) etc.

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lollywood wrote:
In that sense we might not wake up tomorrow [Ki Dam da bharosa yaar dam aawe na aawe]

So no one should ever have kids, because you never know?

Its rude to keep writing in a language that a significant proprotion of the readers wont be able to understand.

Stop doing that.

In the future I may start deleting the posts that have a foriegn language in them.

Its time to be angry.

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Wow. There's a lot of people on Earth... Leaves you in awe. Allah (swt) blesses our future ,He created us, truly, he will look after us.

Lollywood, dude have faith in Allah. It's for the best.

EDIT: i've relised the title says "words"- not world's. Dodgy.

Death is the end of time. Not the end of Life.

Smile Biggrin

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ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:

And for the Africans you will get the typical reasonings such as life being a test (for both us and them -

How comes there test is more difficult? they have to walk miles to get water we only have to twist a tap

ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:

how far will we go to help them?) etc.

We don't need to help them- Allah will help them as you said

ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:

Why would we need to worry about it when Allah said He will provide?

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Lioness of Allah wrote:
Wow. There's a lot of people on Earth... Leaves you in awe. Allah (swt) blesses our future ,He created us, truly, he will look after us.

Allah says I will help those who help themself's

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Lollywood, dude have faith in Allah. It's for the best.

I do have faith in Allah

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lollywood wrote:
ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:

And for the Africans you will get the typical reasonings such as life being a test (for both us and them -

How comes there test is more difficult? they have to walk miles to get water we only have to twist a tap

ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:

how far will we go to help them?) etc.

We don't need to help them- Allah will help them as you said

ThE pOwEr Of SiLeNcE wrote:

Why would we need to worry about it when Allah said He will provide?

Everyone has different kinds of tests

And ofcourse we have to help them - helping the poor others is a part of practising Islam!

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Lioness of Allah wrote:
i've relised the title says "words"- not world's. Dodgy.

Biggrin

 

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Lioness of Allah wrote:
i've relised the title says "words"- not world's. Dodgy.

Caught out at my own game

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When you were born, you were the:
5,606,059,009th
person alive on Earth
80,856,708,210th
person to have lived since history began

Dirol

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-15391515

"How many people find fault in what they're reading and the fault is in their own understanding" Al Mutanabbi