Persuasive Essay About Overpopulation

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It’s the homework that wasn’t done, or the test that wasn’t studied for. When the test day comes, it’s overwhelming and destroys a grade. Overpopulation has become one of the greatest problems for ourselves and our environment. One of the problems is that the outcome of overpopulation isn’t immediate, it’s a slow and painful destruction of our planet. Although some may believe that our planet is being ruined by our pollution and toxic gases being released into our atmosphere, overpopulation is the biggest problem known to society. The problem in our society is overpopulation. The amount of people on our planet are constantly rising. The births to deaths ratio is almost double. With 7.6 billion people on the planet, we need to cut it down and make our existence longer than a few million years. In an article by Morgan Winters that talks about how overpopulation may be a problem, but focuses more on how too many people are consuming food and resources, it states, “We are faced with a crisis not because there are too many of us for the planet…show more content…
A quote by Morgan Winters in an article about overpopulation, “These objections are not based on science or even logic; they are informed by the human desire to live the way we wish, consequences be damned. Or, put more generously, the biological, mammalian urge to procreate without restriction. The only way to counteract this desire is to make it less profitable to have children.” (Winters). The quote shows how it’s an overlooked problem in the United States and needs to be taken care of. Another quote to show how it needs to be taken care of. “Unlike with the topics of energy and the environment, dialogue addressing the population crisis is lacking. Often misunderstood, overpopulation is viewed as a problem of developing countries and that there are too many humans consuming the planet's resources.” (Winters). Shows how humans growth is going to

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