Saturday, May 12, 2012

Over/Underpopulation and Japan

Illustration from Advanced Anime
Something is happening to the advanced nations, and by advanced nations, I mean White European and European-derived nations, and Eastasian countries, like Japan and Korea. Their population is dropping below, sometimes way below, replacement levels.  Now, in the West, this problem is masked by our idiotic policy of admitting just about any immigrant at all from the Third World, including Aunt Zeituni, so the actual count of our population keeps going up, while our native population continues to decline. There are heaps of reasons for this, but what it comes down to is that we're not having enough kids.  So what are the reasons?  One is a generations-long propaganda campaign about overpopulation, which has given us the notion that it's somehow self-indulgent to have children because they might mess up the planet. Another is feminism, probably the most self-destructive delusion in history (I refrain from calling it a 'philosophy' because philosophies at least have some elementary logic to them), which has taught women that motherhood is somehow shameful and degrading. And another is the indoctrination of males to cooperate with feminist nonsense, leading them to abandon paternal responsibility, thus exacerbating the reluctance of women to become mothers. And, there's the perverse fact that our Western values of responsible, prudent behavior has led many of us to put off family formation until we have enough money to raise children properly, and that includes being prosperous enough to get them into schools good enough to avoid the chaos bred by our increasing Third-World population. So families are formed later than they should be, if at all. And then we have the elevation of homosexuality to acceptability and beyond, and homosexual lifestyles aren't very helpful for population increase. Of course, our Third-World immigrants are completely unaffected by any of this, and continue to reproduce at their usual Third-World levels, helped along by First-World medical technology, that ensures a higher survival rate for their offspring.

And I'm sure some of you know of some other reasons.  Across the Pacific, though, the drop in Japan's population is not masked by immigration, because they allow very little, to their credit.  I've blogged about the problem in Japan before, but here's some new information and speculation about its causes and results.

4 comments:

  1. Nah, smart people are having fewer kids because they perceive that their country and the world as a whole is collapsing into a political, economic and cultural hellhole. So to avoid condemning their children to live in this bleak future, they aren't having them in the first place.

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  2. In the US, there are segments of the native population that are reproducing at far greater rates than the rest---examples include homeschoolers, Amish, Mennonites, Hutterites, and Mormons.
    Are there any such subcultures of any size in Japan? I checked their official statistics but they're not broken down enough to investigate that question.
    If so, Japan will endure---it will just change to match those subcultures within it. They've had the good sense to keep out large scale immigration, especially immigrants who are more fertile than themselves

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  3. couldnt disagree more:
    Nah, smart people are having fewer kids because they perceive that their country and the world as a whole is collapsing into a political, economic and cultural hellhole. So to avoid condemning their children to live in this bleak future, they aren't having them in the first place.......................

    theres been so much programming to 'ZPG' + 'huge immigrations of horrible anti american people'.

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  4. had it not been for queers we might have reached the die off already
    [the snowballing of increasing people over centuries] think about it.
    like compound interest on 100$ over 100,000 years.
    even a 1% diff is huge, in time

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