besides–is it really that inconvenient to download a song from iTunes into your iPhone?
Grrr, yes it is! It requires you to install memory eating proprietary software that doesn't work on all platforms.
...the species isn't worth it.
More importantly, it's going to take a lot more than a small drop in birth rate to challenge its survival.
"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment." -- Richard P. Feynman