It started with a slogan: “One is good. Two is enough.” This became the rallying cry in mosques, and in the many family planning clinics set up by the Ministry of Health. Workers with the Ministry, many of them women, were dispatched to every city in Iran, as well as even the tiniest villages. They had one mandate, which was to offer free contraception — from condoms to sterilization procedures — to any person who wanted them. ~ io9.com
This is fascinating.
So few understand that population control is the meta-problem. It’s the problem that underlies so many others. Resource constraints cause much of our conflicts, and resources are only constrained when we have too many people.
America needs to do this. The world needs to do this.
But we can’t, because we can’t even convince people that evolution is real.