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December 19, 2012

Malthusianism

Malthusianism is a psychological disposition more than an intellectual conclusion,

and we have no doubt that the alarmists among us will find new looming catastrophic shortages to warn us about. But it’s striking nevertheless that centuries of failed predictions haven’t dented the confidence so many people have in what is so clearly a wrong-headed approach to world affairs. -- Via Meadia

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 19, 2012 12:02 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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