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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Square12 » Tue May 28, 2013 12:13 pm

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Conforumist » Tue May 28, 2013 1:34 pm

The World is a messed up place.

The more surprising thing is, that I was expecting it to be a girl.

So many people want a baby, while others flush theirs down the drain. :cry:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Tonyblack » Tue May 28, 2013 2:14 pm

You'd have thought that by this time with the Chinese policy of one baby, that the population should be negative growth or even decreasing. :?
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby raisindot » Tue May 28, 2013 4:15 pm

Regardless of what one thinks about the policy itself, in terms of achieving manageable population growth, the Chinese 1-child policy has been extremely successful. China's population growth rate has slowed dramatically over the past 30 years or so. It's quite possible that within 10 years or so India will have a larger population than China.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Tonyblack » Tue May 28, 2013 4:44 pm

The population should half with this policy. If you, for example have forty people, twenty men and twenty woman and they get married and have one baby, that makes twenty children. If people somehow manage to only have boys, or girls for that matter, the next lot of babies will be a good deal less.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Dotsie » Tue May 28, 2013 5:26 pm

People live quite a lot longer than their reproductive age though. Twenty people having ten babies means a population growth of 50%, rather than a reduction of 50%. It takes a while for the benefits to kick in.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Square12 » Tue May 28, 2013 9:27 pm

Plus in rural areas its much harder to control, and some families are wealthy enough to afford the exorbitant taxes associated with having a second child.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby KnightOfFewWords » Tue May 28, 2013 11:21 pm

That's a particularly upsetting story, wish I hadn't looked at the pictures. The latest report is that the baby is in a stable condition, although badly bruised.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri May 31, 2013 8:26 pm

Chicago Sun-Times will train reporters on ‘iPhone photography basics’
http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/medi ... hy-basics/

Chicago Sun-Times lays off its photo staff
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi- ... D=24852751
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 31, 2013 8:37 pm

What are Jimmy Olsen and Peter Parker going to do? :o
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby The Mad Collector » Fri May 31, 2013 8:53 pm

Parker will probably hang around somewhere Tony ;)
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Penfold » Fri May 31, 2013 10:06 pm

The Mad Collector wrote:Parker will probably hang around somewhere Tony ;)

Probably spend his time browsing the web. ;)
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 31, 2013 10:06 pm

:doh:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby raptornx01 » Fri May 31, 2013 10:10 pm

You walked into that one Tony. :lol:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri May 31, 2013 10:18 pm

:lol: :lol: fly answer that one Penners. :mrgreen:
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