An Essay on the Principle of Population
Publisher: Books Should Be Free
Date: January 2011
Duration: 5 hours 34 minutes
The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man. Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio. Subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio. A slight acquaintance with numbers will show the immensity of the first power in comparison with the second (Malthus).