Environment and Security

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Essay #: 052720
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Environment and Security
Population density and resource scarcity issues must be resolved in the spheres in which they are created—the political and social spheres. Since scarcity weakens man’s capacity to be innovative and have an ample supply of social ingenuity it must be corrected in the arenas where choices to deplete these resources originated. Man’s security is simply had at the will of powerful groups who push and pull in an attempt to protect their own narrow and/or short-term interests (
Ohlsson
, 1999; Homer-Dixon, 1995, p. 587).
Ideologies that focus on using second-order resources and population density as ways to maintain or increase man’s security within his environment are irrational. This paper will explain the reasons...
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