Describe Thomas Malthus’ theory of human reproduction. Does it make sense for some species—say bacteria or rabbits? What do you think makes humans different?
2. Demographers have been very surprised that total fertility rates have fallen below 2.0, especially because most people in most countries tell pollsters that they would like to have at least two children. Can you think of any possible economic factors that may be causing women in so many countries to average fewer than two children per lifetime? What about other social or political changes?
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Sarah's house caught on fire. Through the prompt assistance of her neighbor Odessa, the fire was quickly extinguished. In gratitude, Sarah promised to pay Odessa $1,000. ...Aug 02 2021
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An atom with a number of 11 contains 36 subatomic particles. How many of these subatomic particles have each of the following characteristics?a. carry a chargeb. carry no...Jun 18 2021
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