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Neo Malthusian versus cornucopian

Cornucopian perspective borrows its name from Cornucopia which is a Greek word referring to ‘the horn of plenty’ in other words symbolizing abundance. On the other hand, the school of thought called neo Malthusian has its foundations in an essay titled ‘An essay on the principle of population’ written by Reverend Thomas Malthusian and the school is called after him (Muir, 2008). This essay seeks to compare and contrast the two schools of thought. Differences Cornucopian perceives the supply of resources as infinite. They have supported their claims by saying that human beings in the past feared running out of resources, which has never happened, and every time they feared, they found more others or substitutes. This is why the…