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How does one surrender their individual humanity to preserve our humanity collectively? Dare I ask such a question, but there must be some other way to preserve our universal tribe without murder. Would it be inhumane if people volunteered to die?
May I ask how you arrived at 500 million as the ideal number of humans on the planet at a time? Do you have this calculated down to how many should be in each country or on each continent?
Interesting you say "two per mother" but don't mention a father. If you're going to talk about controlling birth population, why not forced vasectomies to men with 2 children? Easier & safer than abortions, more humane than killing live kids.
because women give birth, not men. a man can father 10 children with 5 women and still only have 2 per mother... clip too many men & that's exactly the choice you'd leave women with if they want kids.
Amusing as this answer may seem, why would someone need to be zombified? "Zombification" of the mind is precisely what we are avoiding. Is there not another solution besides extermination? Think as if you were programming a master intelligence.
What criterium would you include in such a licensing process?
From an ecological, economical and overall global societal stand point the world this size would operate most efficiently and effectively at a population of five hundred million to two billion people, thus adverting excessive loss of life.