The aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed, and clamouring for safety, by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. - H.L. Mencken
Re: Dick Smith and Malthusian lunacy
Dick Smith also says that candidates for his $1 million prize:
"...must be able to communicate that we cannot continue to squander the resources that will be needed by future generations..."
That is, unless one happens to be a millionaire who enjoys flying around the world solo in a helicopter perhaps?