#1155 Population

The theme of this week's show is America's population during Jefferson's time and ours. President Thomas Jefferson speaks about the responsibilities of new citizens, an essay written by Thomas Robert Malthus and the choice of rural life vs. the culture found in cities.

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The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man.
— Thomas Robert Malthus (1766 –1834)

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