[LMB] OT: Backups using My Book Live

Robert Woodward Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net
Mon Jul 5 04:59:46 BST 2021



> On Jul 4, 2021, at 6:37 PM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 2 Jul 2021 22:00:53 +0100, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold
> <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> On 02/07/2021 20:16, kbarry at bitsofhistory.com wrote:
>>> Thank you! I vaguely remember reading that at some time in the past.
>> 
>> I also remember reading that rebuttal. And at the time I had read it it
>> was much more convincing than today.
>> 
>> These days we have far more examples of countries reducing their
>> population growth a generation after achieving prosperity (as children
>> become a cost instead of an essential farm implement).
> 
> At the time Pohl wrote that, the Club of Rome's dire prophecies were
> still very much in vogue.

That rebuttal was published in 1962. The Club of Rome was founded in 1968 (_Limits to Growth_ was released in 1972).


"We have advanced to new and surprising levels of bafflement."
Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan describes progress in _Komarr_.
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