If they would rather die, they’d better do it, and decrease the surplus population.

Background. "If they would rather die, they'd better do it, and decrease the surplus population." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 1). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing Ebenezer Scrooge (left), here being visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Context. The quote is said by [...]

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