All nations are committed to achieving a higher standard of living for their people—adequate food, good health, literacy, education, and gainful employment. These are the goals of millions now living in privation. An important barrier to the achievement of these goals is the current rate of population growth. The present world population is likely to double in the next 35 years, producing a population of six billion by the year 2000. If the same rate of growth continues, there will be 12 billion people on earth in 70 years and over 25 billion by the year 2070. Such rapid population growth, which is out of proportion to present and prospective rates of increase in economic development, imposes a heavy burden on all efforts to improve human welfare. Moreover, since we live in an interconnected world, it is an international problem from which no one can escape.
In our judgment, this problem can be successfully attacked by developing new methods of fertility regulation, and implementing programs of voluntary family planning widely and rapidly throughout the world. Although only a few nations have made any concerted efforts in this direction, responsible groups in the social, economic, and scientific communities of many countries have become increasingly aware of the problem and the need for intelligent and forthright action. We recommend that these groups now join in a common effort to disseminate present knowledge on population problems, family planning, and related bio-medical matters, and to initiate programs of research that will advance our knowledge in these fields.
The moral of many stories is the inspiration that money can’t buy happiness and that people will live a happy life without money. In this passage the author states that he completely disagrees with his, money may not buy happiness, but without money misery is sure to follow a person. The idea of being without money is pure craziness according to the author; it is a life full of despair. With the use of syntax, and diction Hazlitt point his view that a person could not possibly be happy or have a good life without money.
With the aid of diction the author makes reader feel the hardship of being poor, with his persistent, dreary, harsh diction. “Literally and truly, one cannot get on well in the world without money”, the author’s use of the worlds literally and truly were merely there to add emphasize to how the author takes a serious to express he is truly behind this statement of money. The author has a very complex diction that is really sharp; “it is not to have your opinion consulted or else rejected with contempt, to have your acquirements carped at and doubted”, here the author is obviously referring to money on how without it the person’s opinion is not accepted as if it was not important. With the use of words like “rejected”, or “carped”, the author gets the reader the feeling of worthlessness and sorrow as if it were they the miserable poor people. The author is very persistent through his essay as to keep putting the reader down with the use of constant details explaining how being without money is the worst thing that can happened to someone, “it is to be scrutinized by strangers, and neglected by friends”, here the author is explaining how a without money is hated by all not even friends are there to be at their aid. The reader gets the kind of depressed feeling from the author with his ruthless diction the reader gets the true point of the author being that being poor is so difficult and painful nobody would dare want to lose their money.
Furthermore, the author does not only use diction to get his point across , but also with the help of syntax the author gets to create a piece of writing in which the reader gets to experience the live of a moneyless person with the constant put downs through their miserable lives. The whole essay is just a composition filled with three sentences, the purpose of this is to put a large amount of emphasizes on the main point that poor people have life filled with nothing but despair. The use of the polysyndeton in this essay is to added to get the feeling of hopelessness, of the idea that once poor there is nothing in life to look forward to there is so much to get sad about, and with the use of the conjunction” or “the author makes the list of reasons why being poor is horrible seem endless, by the second sentence being 40 lines long. The author’s use of parallel and balance structure clauses divided by a semicolon seem to be never ending one thing right after the other nonstop incidents that make the reader feel suffocated with all the things a poor person goes through in their lives, as if they were the ones going through all this. The use of the anaphora “it is” within the essay helps in being specific about the subject the author wants to focus on. The use of asyndeton is quite use for the same reason, to make the life of a poor person seem exhausting with the lack of conjunctions to aid in a pause the reader continues on reading without stop to see how there really is no stop of the pain and the horrible feeling of being alive at all times a poor person has. The author later continues with that even if a poor person has a job it is a bad one that they hate, and if they pursue their dreams they will most likely fail and still be unhappy.
The life of a person without money is a gruesome one that even at death that person will not rest in peace; instead they will be laugh at still by the rich people around them. “The wiseacres will possibly, however crowd round your coffin, and raise a monument at a considerable expense…” , the life of a poor person ends with rich people, ironically, at their death bed finally admiring the dead person and expending money on them, while alive that person was put down coastally. The reader by the end of the essay gets the feeling of being deprived of their joy and hope of being happy in this world without money, which is exactly what the author’s purpose for writing this essay.
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