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Population and the Outbreak of Peace

By Max Kummerow

Adelyne More’s 1917 feminist pamphlet Fecundity and Civilization stated flatly that population stabilization “is the most effective way of ensuring the cessation of war.”[1] All species’ potential rates of reproduction enable exponential population growth. Population numbers are kept within environmental capacity by rising mortality as populations increase. Ecologists call this process “density-dependent mortality.” Many “group-selected” social species fight territorial wars as populations grow, such as chimpanzees,


War and Peace and the Steady State Economy

Herman Daly discusses the natural alliances between peacemakers and steady staters, and between the growth economy and warfare.


Iraq and the Military-Industrial Complex versus a True Cost Economy

A switch to solar and other renewables will greatly reduce the resources devoted to waging war and help us achieve a steady state economy.


Growth and Laissez-faire

Laissez-faire takes on a new meaning — it is the ecosystem, not the economy that must be “left alone” to manage itself and evolve by its own rules.