Naturalist Attenborough Calls Humans a "Plague" on the Earth

Environmentalists have been panicking about overpopulation for how long now?


David Attenborough has described humans as a "plague on Earth" that need to slow down breeding to stop the world's population being reduced by more brutal means.

Speaking to the Radio Times, the beloved naturalist said the impact of the rapidly increasing population "will come home to roost over the next 50 years or so."

Finding food for the human 'hordes' is as just big a threat to survival as global warming, he said.

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  1. Doesn’t Malthus speak to this issue pretty effectively? Sort of a self correcting paradigm, if you will.

  2. David Attenborough is a misanthropic douchebag. If he is worried about overpopulation, I suggest he kill himself. Seriously.

  3. PH O’Rourke had a good chapter on overpopulation in one of his books. It was called, aptly, “Just Enough of Me, Way Too Much of You.”

  4. My guess is that he’s exorbitantly wealthy, drives (or, more likely, is driven around in) a large SUV or luxury car, and lives in an enormous house that uses five times as much electricity as mine.

  5. I have searched Google for his family. Apparently he (David) has a son Robert and a daughter Susan but I can not find any information about any grandchildren of David Attenborough.

    1. I have searched Google for his family. Apparently he (David) has a son Robert and a daughter Susan–

      Fucking breeder scum.

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