Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Murray Pollitt commentary


Malthusian: of or relating to Malthus or to his theory that population tends to increase at a faster rate than its means of subsistence and that unless it is checked by moral restraint or disaster (as disease, famine, or war) widespread poverty and degradation inevitably result. - Merriam-Webster

King Canute: http://www.viking.no/e/people/e-knud.htm

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