Elsa Schieder sent an email as an update from the World Truth Summit. Elsa looks at the hypocrisy and misguided thinking of population control and Muslim Refugees in the West. It is something to ponder.
Big Eureka Moment. Population Success Story Now Defined as Doom
By Elsa Schieder
Sent from World Truth Summit
Sent 1/15/17 1:51 PM
I'm writing to you because I've had one of those big eureka moments, and I want to share it with you. What's it about? The utter disconnect between the message on population from a few decades ago and now.
Here's the idea in a nutshell. A few decades ago the message was that we must stop the population explosion or the world is doomed. Now the message is, the population in the West is stable or declining, so we must import millions upon millions, or the West is doomed. No civilization, we are warned, has ever survived population decline.
The verdict. Something rotten is happening.
Here's more detail.
A few decades ago, we heard: The world is in crisis. There's a ticking time bomb. What is it? The Population Explosion!! Soon we won't have enough food and water. We're running out of resources and space!!!
Urgently needed: population control. Fewer children per family. It's irresponsible - it means doom - for people to have so many children.
Look at the world, the message went on. It took humans however long we've been around to reach a population of one billion. And now look at the population zoom upward. Two, three, four, five, six, seven billion! This must be stopped!
Everywhere I read about programs, worldwide, to lower the birth rate. Mobile vasectomy clinics in India. Birth control encouragement in Africa. China instituted a one-child policy - a horror because of the low status of females in China, leading to the murder of millions of baby girls, because the families hoped that the next child would be a boy.
In the West, the message was heard loud and clear.
Look around: many countries have a lower-than-self-renewing population rate - which, supposedly, was the goal. No famine. No epidemic. A slow population decline. Fabulous!!
But that's not what we're told now. Absolutely not.
Instead we hear the total opposite. What's happening is a horror. The West is dying!! No civilization has ever survived a less-than-self-renewing population rate. Think of the Roman Empire. That's what happened. Roman matrons refused to have many children. That caused the death of the Roman Empire.
Somehow the shenanigans of the Roman emperors - lots of murders, etc. - have become irrelevant. Also irrelevant, suddenly: the invading forces Rome had to contend with. In fact, suddenly everything is irrelevant except for those Roman matrons who had only one or two children each.
What can we do to stop the death of the West? Only one thing will do, we're told: we must import masses of people. Millions upon millions.
Are these people who share the culture and/or general ideology? After all, isn't the goal to keep Western civilization going?
No. Shared culture and/or ideology are utterly irrelevant. All that matters are numbers.
Why do we need the numbers? Because there will be millions upon millions of old people needing care. So we will need lots of younger people who can do it.
But is attention given to screening for people who will be ideal care-takers of Western people too old to take care of themselves? Absolutely not. It isn't part of any criteria I've ever heard of.
In fact, as we all know, there isn't even adequate screening against people who may endanger the West through acts of jihad terrorism, let alone screening in favor of people who will be excellent care-takers of aging Western seniors.
But at least, is there lots of screening of incomers in favor of those suited for jobs that Western citizens are not numerous enough to do, or are unwilling to do?
We do have some statistics. The employment rate of immigrants and refugees from different countries and religions varies (when such statistics exist). The lowest employment rate, in country after country where statistics are available, is among Islamics - incomers, and also second and even third generation. In other words, Islamic incomers are likely to be draining the economy rather than adding to it. So they are, on average, making it harder for people in the West rather than being helpful to keep the West functioning. Yet they make up a huge percentage of incomers.
There's more than one eureka in all this.
Eureka one: it makes no sense, when we have succeeded in doing what we were massively encouraged to do - to lower the birth rate in order to lower the population - to condemn us for doing this and to claim our civilization is doomed because of this horror.
At the very worst, if it were to be discovered that population stability or increase were beneficial even at a time of a huge human population, one would think that sending out this message powerfully to citizens would be the appropriate response.
In fact, I don't see that the West - or the world - is doomed if the population goes down. I think it makes sense to encourage smaller numbers of children, and have the population decline that way, rather than through war, famine, epidemics or government programs (like the Communist programs in Russia and China which led to the starvation of millions).
Then, eureka two. The proposed remedy is much more likely to doom the West than population decline. Having millions of incomers whose ideology is against Western values is no way to save the West. Quite the contrary. It endangers the West.
Finally, I come to something which is not a eureka. There are clearly strong forces working against the West - like Islam and the politically correct - or no one would recommend the intake into the West of people adhering to an anti-Western ideology.
Any more thoughts on the eureka re the shift from screams of horror about the population explosion, to screams of horror about population decline? I doubt if anyone in the West had any idea about Islam when there was emphasis on birth control. I also doubt that Islamic forces were behind the emphasis.
A guess. Perhaps, instead of the lowering of the birth rate being hailed as an amazing success, it has been repackaged as doom. Who might be behind this? It could be those who are for Islamic takeover.
Anyway, this is yet another wake-up call. Something has been defined as a fatal problem (population control) when it is actually a success. And something dangerous, potentially fatal (Islamic incoming, whether as immigrants or refugees) has been sold to the West by Islamics and the politically correct as the one and only solution to something which is not a problem.
As I said, eureka.
As always, all the best to all who care and dare,
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© Elsa Schieder