Any culture that takes just what it needs form the surroundings and leaves the rest is called a leaver culture. These people are very nomadic, such as the pygmies in the Forest People. Leavers move to an area that they fell they can live off the surroundings for awhile without using everything up. A few such leaver cultures have tried some forms of agriculture, though not the same way as the taker cultures have. The
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production; there will be an increase in population in return. It also explains the opposite, like when the population increases, food production must increase in order to have enough food to feed the ever-growing number of people. Ishmael also talks about how takers believe they should feed less fortunate cultures. These are some examples Ishmael uses to show the problems with the taker culture that cannot be found in the leaver culture of the pygmies.