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>There are ways the population could go up by several orders of
>magantude. The trick we have been doing to keep most of us out of war is
>life support technology running ahead of population
>growth. Nanotechnology, which might get here in the nick of time, would
>allow moving most of the population into space where (with nanotech) it is
>easy to build at least 1000 times the area of the earth.
I agree it's physically possible, but timewise, I don't think it's probable.
I even think Niven's Ringworld is possible. But we only have a couple or
three decades to turn things around and more people seem to be fighting the
benefits of technology than embracing them.
I see interesting times acomin'.
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