Why Immortality Will Not Cause Overpopulation

The first reaction to the possibility of immortality: “We can’t become immortal – we will overpopulate”. This article proposes that the response should instead be, “Okay, then we need to make sure we are prepared for the increasing population”.

Immortality & Overpopulation: Explaining the Argument

Human immortality; something that most believe impossible, is becoming progressively popularised as being inevitable, and maybe in as little as 20 years. A common reaction to such a possibility is: “No, we can’t become immortal because we will overpopulate”. Well, overpopulation is certainly a challenge.