Overpopulation In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

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The exponential population growth of the human species has created mass debate for centuries. There is a great speculation that involves the sustainability of the human species, along with other species, into the distant future. Over the years, as the numbers steadily rise the governments of several countries have made attempts to limit the exponential growth of the human race. Some scientists believe that the world will inevitably make the novel “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley, a living reality. This is concerning because if the government dictates how the population increases, it will also dictate all other actions as well, stripping society of its individuality. However, limiting the population's growth promises only benefits for the stability of the world's natural equilibrium.
The government has two basic methods of limiting the increasing percentage of the population. The first is by
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For instance, if “people become confident of their children's survival, than childbirth rates will drop.” (Gale, Population Growth, Environmental Encyclopedia) Besides the fact that most believe that developed countries attribute to the population growth the most, which is a misconception. Undeveloped countries are, in fact, the main contributor to the rising population rate. Most families “in poor countries often have five to ten children,” (Gale, Population Growth, Environment Encyclopedia) to insure that they have someone to take care for them in their old age. By aiding undeveloped countries, eventually they will grow to be confident that their children will survive and the numbers will decrease further. Yet, this is not the only way to limit the population growth. There are many scientists who believe that sterilization is the best form of action, and instead of producing your own children, adopting is better. Not to mention cheaper. (Cascadia Gedden, Overpopulation Threatens the

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