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- Population Explosion: How Does Allah (swt) Generate Resources? - January 17, 2019
The ever growing population of earth has been a factor that has always worried the intellectuals and scientists of the world. They maintain with emphasis that the currently available resources can never supply the increasing demands of the world population. People would die of hunger and famine, unless some corrective measures are taken.
They emphasize that the only and genuine solution is ‘population management’. Ways should be adopted, by coercion or temptation, to check the unending production of human babies. This is inevitable, they claim, for the safety and prosperity of the future of a common man.
However, how far is this theory correct? Can we depend upon this supposition only on the grounds that it was presented by some western learned scholars? Has human history ever testified to the truth of it? Has there been any ignorable advancement of national resources as compared to the speedy growth of human population?
Let us, therefore, first analyze this well propagated population theory, unbiased and with reason, especially with respect to our country.
In 1947, when Pakistan appeared on globe, the total population of our country (only West Pakistan) was approximately fifty million. Per capita income was obviously very low then. A remuneration of even Rs. 500 was deemed attractive.
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