Population and society

Answer the following questions for this week.

  1. Explain Prisoner’s Dilemma and the Tragedy of the Commons. What is Hardin’s theory on the issues and how did his article ‘The Tragedy of the Commons’ address them?
  2. Explain environmental ethics. What two environmental beliefs govern the relationship between Western civilization and the natural world? What are your views on how theorists should treat ethics when it comes to the environment and animals?
    The first article in the New York Times, called ‘Americans Are Having Fewer Babies. They Told Us Why’ by Claire Cain Miller (you can google the article if the link does not work for you) was very interesting to read that, while the main reasons more people in the poll weren’t having children because of finances, that it wasn’t too far down the line of reasons that people stated they were concerned about global instability, climate change and population growth. What do you think about the article?

Here is the link: https://nyti.ms/2KSrN1P

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