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VERBATIM: Author Dan Brown on overpopulation

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Well, I believe that a lot of these big issues that we're talking about, things like no clean water, and even something like terrorism. They are symptoms of overpopulation. They're symptoms of people not having the resources that they need to live. And clearly, we're talking about immigration, it's an enormous problem in a lot of countries.
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And the point I try to make is like, people don't want to move. Ideally, they'd stay where they live. But there are situations where they can't. And people are just trying to find a way to live. It's a very difficult situation. You can argue both sides of it.
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But my heart goes out to communities that are sort of accepting a lot of immigrants cuz it changes the dynamic. My heart also goes out to the immigrants like, you'd stay where you live if you could.