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Serious question: In areas where Malaria is killing many people, access to health care is a big part of why, right? So I'm assuming if you just removed the mosquitos, those people that died would be alive, and putting greater strain on already famine-like food economies. Wouldn't that be equally as bad?




All the people chronically sickened by malaria (but not killed) could be more productive. Probably the strain from chronic malaria is worse for an economy than any theoretical strain due to feeding a few million more people.


>>Probably the strain from chronic malaria is worse for an economy than any theoretical strain due to feeding a few million more people.

How about the strain on the planet's non-renewable resources? One would think that the million more people would cause said resources to run out sooner than they otherwise would.

Perhaps we should focus on how to deal with the consequences of eliminating certain natural human population controls before we go through with it.




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