X-Message-Number: 33183
Subject: Re: Just a thought
From: David Stodolsky <>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 12:33:10 +0100
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On 3 Jan 2011, at 11:00 AM, CryoNet wrote:

> David Stodolsky wrote: We don't have to help them [our ideological opponents] 
by advertising non-existent problems.

> I am nobody important and I am flattered that you think something I write on a
cryonics forum might affect government policy. 

> The issue isn't whether overpopulation is an issue, but whether future 
governments may *think* it is.

Governments don't 'think' anything. Governments follow the dictates of the 
population, ideally. When you or anyone else promotes the idea of 
'overpopulation', it is influencing votes and thereby government policies. 

In most cases, the inputs of individuals plays a minor role. However, when 
government policy is totally at odds with the facts, then even a single person 
pointing out the contradiction can have a dramatic influence.


David Stodolsky
  Skype: davidstodolsky

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