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Re: Mr Mitra on the Population Policy

Please help make the Manifesto better, or accept it, and propagate it!
At 12:48 PM 2/24/00 +0530, you wrote:
>that people are breeding more, it is that they are dying less...   Imagining
>population to be a problem is a typical rich/city prejudice against
>poor/rural folk, and it is insidious because it distracts from real problems
>and makes policy makers believe they are actually doing something useful.

For a change we are on the same side! Thank you. I particularly liked your
raising this issue of prejudice against the poor. At worse, population
issue could be a deliberate diversionary tactics in an attempt to shift
attention from real problems, and thereby escape their own culpability.


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