There used to be concerns about overpopulation. Lately, there are massive efforts to disallow any restrictions on population, even as the evidence of population problems worldwide increase. We will look at reasons for this, and what some of the consequences are.
Sarah Oelberg has been a special education teacher, has written special ed. curriculum for our U.S. Office of Education, was a faculty member at Yeshiva University in New York and at NYU, and trained special ed. teachers in Iowa. She followed her heart as the first in her six generation Unitarian family to become a UU minister. After serving churches in Nebraska and Minnesota, she retired in 2001. She and husband Gerald raised four children and have six grand- and four great-grandchildren.