By Lemuel Gulliver XVI and Jacqueline Slow
Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns to Earth after a 25 12 months odyssey round the sunlight method looking planetary houses for the world’s extra inhabitants. He came across none. On touching down in California he discusses with a television information anchor the issues because of overpopulation and a few solutions.
His 3 top pals arrive they usually start to plan their journey vacationing a few nations that experience made monstrous growth in inhabitants control—and a few that experience neglected the matter.
The many difficulties of the area, corresponding to warming, water scarcities, the getting older populations, poverty, unlawful immigration, spiritual trust and disbelief, morality and values, and spiritual terrorism are interrelated. The exploration of those matters, with a purpose to be extra absolutely mentioned within the succeeding books, are all started right here.
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And in the next thirty years it will lose a quarter of its population. They could bring in foreign workers but the traditional culture of Japan has not been particularly open to people from other cultures and the Japanese written and spoken language is difficult to learn. Unless robotics start doing the work of people the second strongest economy in the world may drop a few notches. ” —“But if we are to be concerned with the future of the planet, Japan is showing the way. “We should have seen this problem coming.
As liberals we do want more equalitarian treatment for all people. A gang member shot in a street war is just as much entitled to emergency care treatment and hospitalization as a school teacher who has had a heart attack. ” —“Possibly. We disagree on a lot of things but we agree on a lot too. For example we both want effective Social Security. You liberals want it all to be handled by the government. We conservatives think that people would be more able to end up with a better retirement if they handled the same pension contributions themselves.
Morality is no longer necessarily a religious domain as it had become under the monotheistic religions of Judaism, 52 Chr0istianity and Islam. The social democratic concept of respect for the person has become more pervading. “Since religions tend to enrich themselves, rather than their followers, many wonder if it is not more difficult for the religious leaders to enter the Kingdom of Heaven than for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle said Matthew in Chapter 19, verse 24 Mosques, temples and churches hold so much gold while the faithful adherents to the religion are starving in the back pews and outside the holy walls.
''. . . And Gulliver Returns'' ---In Search of Utopia--- Book 1 Touch Down - Return to Earth by Lemuel Gulliver XVI and Jacqueline Slow