“And he does keep on returning, doesn’t he, despite those who say he is wrong or passé.
“His Essay on the Principle of Population argued that, if left unchecked, human population growth would encounter limits: “The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the Earth to produce subsistence for man.” He foresaw famine, disease and much suffering, especially among the poorest. But in addition to these “negative checks,” he also recognized “preventive checks” like limiting birthrates and later marriage. As a cleric, he advocated “the chaste postponement of marriage.” From: montrealgazette.com
GR: Missed this, but it’s more a discussion than “breaking News.”