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“People minus space equals Poverty ... What is living for? If the answer is a life of dignity, decency and opportunity, then every increase in population means a decrease in all three. The crowd is a threat to every single being.”
“Free, educated women do not overpopulate.”
“Through its prohibition on birth control, the Church has suggested that the only right way to have children is through biological reproduction: a kind of forced labor culminating in the production of another soul for God. What kind of a God stands like Lee Iacocca at the end of an assembly line, driving his workers with a greedy 'More! More!' while the automobiles pile up in showrooms and on freeways and in used-car lots and finally junkyards, his only satisfaction the gross production figures at the end of every quarter?”
“No circumstance would prevent over-population so effectually as a general raising of the customary standard of comfort among the poorer classes. If they had accustomed themselves to a more comfortable style of living, they would use every effort not again to sink below it.”
“We all try to obey the Ten Commandments presented ... as well as the many other Biblical laws, but the only one that I have seen joyfully obeyed is 'Be fruitful and multiply,' and this has filled the world with madness, hunger, misery and disease.”
“Being, I imagine, must be very simple. It is Becoming which is so messy and which I am all for.”