But the problem is that widespread participation in a blackout could
result in a sharp spike upwards in the birthrate with long-term adverse
effects on the environment. Charles says: "Light a candle to the sun
god, kiss and tell, make love, tell ghost stories, do something instead
of watching television, have fun in the dark."
Think about it: Millions of couples, wide awake in the dark, doing good
by "having fun in the dark". Perhaps this is not a good tactic.