More like the need of the last 2 CENTURIES. Thomas malthus underestimated the rate expnential rate of technological change and innovation..
Malthusian economics is VERY VERY OUTDATED.
Considering the current state of politics in world we are right back almost where we were in 1962 with Cuban Missile crisis, except now there is no sane who can advise the President in 3 minutes or less.Back then i i had no desire to die. Now i don't care..
"...Malthusian Theory of Population. Thomas Robert Malthus was the first economist to propose a systematic theory of population. He articulated his views regarding population in his famous book, Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), for which he collected empirical data to support his thesis...."