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Now that you’ve fallen prey to my catchy title, don’t be fooled – the connections are not so remote as they appear at first glance. For those who have guessed, don’t spoil the fun.
Going by all known accounts, research information and the seemingly urgent political summits on the horizon – no points for guessing – climate change is being caused and accelerated only by one single species, humankind. So if stricter birth laws could be enforced, less human beings would be allowed to come into our planet and therefore would do less damage. (This would not hold if you included investment bankers and Nobel economists as being a part of humankind).
Here’s a sample from my proposed enactment –
“The Birth Control and Literacy for Climate Change Act, 2009”.
Article 12: Whereas the minority religions of the world seek to remove all obstacles (including, but not limited to, the outdated institution of marriage) for bringing into this world;
(a) by conscious, unconscious or accidental act of momental ecstasy, and
(b) performed between two or more persons of same (Section 377 of IPC) or opposite sexes; and
(c) through physical or artifical means,
such an occurence may be permitted a maximum of 2 times in the lifetime of each of the persons involved, jointly or severally without exception.
And as for my literacy angle, it’s simple enuff … really! Continue reading