[h=1]Alarmist Paul Ehrlich Predicts Need to â€˜Eat the Bodies of Your Deadâ€™[/h] [TABLE="width: 100%"] [TR] [TD] By Sean Long | May 22, 2014 | 11:16 [video=youtube;8Sp-VFBbjpE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Sp-VFBbjpE[/video] [/TD] [TD="align: right"] A A [/TD] [/TR] [/TABLE] The zombie apocalypse is nigh! The zombie apocalypse is nigh! Well, no it isnâ€™t. In fact, itâ€™s probably as likely to occur as the rest of Paul Ehrlichâ€™s predictions. Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist famous for his widely debunked book â€œThe Population Bomb,â€ doubled down on his climate change and overpopulation fear-mongering with HuffPost Live on May 21. Ehrlich warned host Josh Zepps that the dangers of overpopulation are growing, blaming Republicans and the media for failing to take action. While hawking a new book called â€œHope On Earth,â€ Ehrlichâ€™s co-author Michael Tobias praised Ehrlichâ€™s older, outrageously wrong predictions and said they underestimated the problem. (video after break) Ehrlich, after falsely predicting human â€œoblivionâ€ 46 years ago, told Zepps humans must soon begin contemplating â€œeat[ing] the bodies of your deadâ€ after resources are depleted (fava beans and a nice Chianti optional, apparently). Despite the fact that this â€œoblivion,â€ never came about, he still pushed alarmist predictions. Ehrlich claimed that scarcity of resources will get so bad that humans will need to drastically change our eating habits and agriculture. Instead, we will soon begin asking â€œis it perfectly okay to eat the bodies of your dead because weâ€™re all so hungry?â€ He added that humanity is â€œmoving in that direction with a ridiculous speed.â€ And clearly, this man knows â€œridiculous.â€ Ehrlich is widely known for his 1968 publication of â€œThe Population Bombâ€ which called for â€œpopulation controlâ€ to prevent global crises from overpopulation. In this book he predicted that â€œIn the 1970â€™s the world will undergo famines â€“ hundreds of millions of people are going to starve to deathâ€ and â€œ[our children] will inherit a totally different world, a world in which the standards, politics, and economics of the 1960â€™s are dead.â€ (Would that the politics of the 1960s finally die!) Even HuffPostâ€™s Zepps pointed out that Ehrlichâ€™s previous predictions â€œdidnâ€™t eventuate.â€ Tobias quickly defended Ehrlich, though, saying his â€œprojections, in fact were correct.â€ In fact, he â€œnot only got it right, [Ehrlich and his wife], in some ways, underestimated.â€ In addition to being full of wild predictions, Ehrlich was prepared to lay extensive blame on Republicans and the media. He accused â€œevery state legislatureâ€ of waging a â€œwar on womenâ€ and a â€œwar on the environment.â€ In addition, he blamed former President Ronald Reagan of â€œstealing from the poorâ€ â€“ all the pro-forma stuff you have to say to make sure of being invited back on HuffPo Live. Ehrlich viciously attacked pro-life Americans, somehow accusing them of â€œtrying to kill women by making abortion illegal.â€ Instead, he called for â€œbackup abortionsâ€ for any woman whoâ€™s birth control failed, in an attempt to control â€œbreeding,â€ as he put it. Interesting, he also attacked the media, specifically NBC. Ehrlich criticized NBCâ€™s coverage of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, one of many iterations of IPCC alarmism. He accused the network of covering this report less than they covered the retirement of a Dodgers pitcher. However, no pitchers retired this year from the Dodgers and NBC aggressively hyped the latest IPCC report in April. They quoted it saying â€œtime irunning outâ€ and â€œthe world must act now to address climate change to avert disaster.â€ But, hey, if screaming about cannibalism is your yardstick, perhaps NBC was a tad muted.