Irresponsible birth-rate combined with growth of uneducated population threatens human civilisation
Krasimir Valchev, Minister of Education of Bulgaria
In this day and age, a sizeable portion of humankind has moved past food supply issues. The deadliest epidemic diseases have been completely eliminated or significantly curbed. Those two developments allow for the physical survival of large families, even if they are uneducated or, more specifically, even if they do not need the higher pay that comes with being educated. A Polish scientist identifies uneducated mothers as the biggest threat to humanity’s future. It is not a potential nuclear war, a meteorite striking the Earth or even climate change.