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Is the Myth of Overpopulation Causing Fear of White Global Extinction?

BEN Wattenburg, the renowned demographer, and Author of the book The Birth Dearth says that if you want security in your old age, don't put dollars into Social Security. Put them into having babies. United Nations studies support the fact that European people in the West are aging and dying faster than the births needed to replace them, a trend that's echoing throughout the European and Asian world.

Instead of population growth, the world's white and Asian (with the exception of India and some Southeast Asian nations fertility rate has dropped from 4.2 to 1.6 since 1985. In an underdeveloped country, the average woman must have 2.2 babies in her lifetime to maintain a stable population. For developing nations, it's 2.1. Fertility rates in developed regions have dropped in the past six years from 1.7 to 1.4 babies per woman. This is headed down to 1.1 in the next decade. In the post pandemic western world, six people are dying for every two babies that are born. By the early 20th century, Social Darwinism and eugenics was all the rage and population control was primarily advocated as a way to improve the gene pool and to weed out undesirables, primarily through abortion and sterilization. Social Darwinism was frequently mixed with pseudoscience, racism, and hyper nationalism, a toxic concoction which was later extended to its full brutal scale by the Nazi party in Germany during the Holocaust in their attempt to create a master race.

theories on overpopulation and population control endured into the 20th and 21st centuries and were foundational for the population control and radical environmentalist movements of the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.U.S. and U.N. foreign aid policies and structures still in place today were largely put into place during the 1960s and 1970s and influenced by Neo-Malthusian theories, placing a heavy emphasis on reducing population growth in the developing world as a principle aim of foreign development assistance. But its all based on a lie! The world is not overpopulated our leaders are overpaid!

The extraction of resources refers to the withdrawing of materials from the environment for human use, including fossil fuels (oil, gas, and coal), rocks and minerals, biomass via deforestation and fishing and hunting, and water. Since the first coal-fired steam engines of the 1700s, we continue to increase the rate at which we extract and transport resources for use across the globe. Human innovations have also allowed us to expand where we extract resources, including miles below the Earth’s surface, from the deep sea, and remote regions from the tropics to the poles. Due to the demands of the growing global human population and expectations of higher standards of living, we will need to continue find sustainable and renewable resources to support modern life and divest from fossil fuels by ending fossil fuel capitalism.


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