Earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, tornadoes, etc. are simply signs of a living planet.

Human beings can call them disasters, because they destroy our homes, disrupt our lives, and we can’t control them.

Ironically, humans cause the greatest disasters, like pollution, global warming, and depletion of earth’s natural resources. And we do have the power to control them by a simple practice called birth control.

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