When one is ready, they can change the world. Until then, they remain changed by it.
As with seemingly everything, Earth’s carrying capacity depends on a huge number of factors, which is another way of saying it depends on perspective.
We can win the war on drugs once and for all. But it requires better tactics. Like these ones:
For the ordinary person, daily life in Copiosis is pretty much the same as now except that instead of being in debt one is on the "pay as you go" plan.