Freed from the historical checks on population—disease and famine—today's population is soaring to phenomenal heights.
Pitts, David B.
"School of Naval Command and Staff: Population: The Explosion Heard Round the World,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 20
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol20/iss5/3