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Population: Six Billion

Last month, the world's population reached the six-billion mark. What do you think of this landmark?
  • "Decades ago, those guys in Zero Population Growth said the planet was critically overpopulated at 3.5 billion. Guess that shows them."

    Bill Cardassian
    Cab Driver
  • "At least we humans are doing a better job than those ants."

    Carl Turner
    Podiatrist
  • "Thank God. I was wondering how we were going to staff all those new Old Navys, Targets and Barnes & Nobles."

    Ben Magadan
    Carpenter
  • "Six billion? And you know where all of them are? In the goddamn checkout line in front of me, that's where."

    Alexander Ormond
    Systems Analyst
  • "And of those six billion, only 10, maybe 11 tops, are cool."

    Jill Eppard
    Student
  • "Nothing is more precious than teeming, overpopulated, resource-destroying human life."

    Felicia Mott
    Bank Teller
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