Taking the whole earth, instead of this island, emigration would of course be excluded; and, supposing the present population equal to a thousand millions, the human species would increase as the numbers 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and subsistence... The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 361edited by - 1804Full view - About this book
| Economics - 1879 - 568 pages
...would increase as the numbers 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and subsistence as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, **8, 9. In two centuries the population would be to...means of subsistence as 256 to 9; in three centuries,** 4,096 to 13, and in two thousand years the difference would be almost incalculable." Such a result... | |
| Henry George - Land, Nationalization of - 1882 - 87 pages
...increase as the numbers I, 2, 4, -, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and subsistence an i, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ;:. **8, 9. In two centuries the population would be to the means of subsistence as 256 to** Q ; in three centuries, 4,096 to 13 ; and in two thousand years the dilference would be almost incalculable."... | |
| Robert Ellis Thompson - Economics - 1882 - 419 pages
..."increase as the numbers 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256; and subsistence as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. **In two centuries the population would be to the means of subsistence as 256** is to 9 ; in three centuries as 4096 is to 13; and in two thousand years the difference would be incalculable"... | |
| Robert Ellis Thompson - Economics - 1882 - 414 pages
...increase as the numbers 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256; and subsistence as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. **In two centuries the population would be to the means of subsistence as 256** is to 9 ; in three centuries as 4096 is to 13; and in two thousand years the difference would be incalculable... | |
| James Baldwin - English language - 1883
...geometrical ratio, while subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio ;" or, for example, that " **in two centuries the population would be to the means...256 to 9, in three centuries as 4096 to 13, and in** 2000 years the difference would be almost incalculable. . . . Population not only rises to the level... | |
| Statistics - 1883
...the supply of food increases in the arithmetical series of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 ; and therefore **in two centuries the population would be to the means...of subsistence as 256 to 9; in three centuries as** 4,096 to 13 ; and in two thousand years the difference would be almost incalculable. The deductions... | |
| John Joseph Lalor - Economics - 1884
...would increase as the numbers 1,2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 04, 128, 256; and subsistence as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, **8, 9. In two centuries the population would be, to the means of subsistence, as 256 to 9,"** etc. (Ibid., p. 6.) — These propositions are true, if not literally, at least approximately. And... | |
| Anthropology - 1888
...period only as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, it would follow that at the end of these two hundred years **population would be to the means of subsistence as 256 to 9, in three centuries as** 4,096 to 13, and in two thousand years the difference would be incalculable. This mathematical comparison... | |
| Henry George - Business & Economics - 1911
...would increase as the numbers 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and subsistence as 1, 2, 8, 4, 5, 6, 7, **8, 9. In two centuries the population would be to...means of subsistence as 256 to 9; in three centuries,** 4,096 to 13, and in two thousand years the difference would be almost incalculable." Such a result... | |
| Yves Guyot - Economics - 1892 - 305 pages
...subsistence as 1, 2, 3, 1 Principle of Population, pp. 4, 6. 8th edition. 133 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. la **two centuries the population would be to the means...years the difference would be almost incalculable."** This is reckoning after Perrette's fashion. She upsets her milkpail, and her reckoning breaks down... | |
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