my g/gmother had 21 kids, 14 survived.
Individuals are irrelevant. All population graphs clearly show the jump in population kicking off at exactly the same time as fossil fuel usage
fossil fuels allowed mass education, contraception and many other benefits, which removed the need for big families (as support systems)
Somalia has virtually nothing, hence big growth rates of population. You’ll find the same thing applies to other ‘backward’ nations.
Somalia has no surplus energy to power a sophisticated infrastructure, So big families are their only resource
When the USA loses its energy surplus, they will revert to the backward thinking of Somalia. — that much is obvious from the screaming pro life brigade.