Rousseau, Malthus, and Thanos Were Wrong

“This universe is finite. Its resources, finite. If life is left unchecked, life will cease to exist.” So declares the Marvel supervillain Thanos near the end of Avengers: Infinity War, when he destroys half of humanity with the snap of his fingers. In Superabundance: The Story of Population Growth, Innovation, and Human Flourishing on an […]