Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Children are our future
The title of this post is so mundane, it really is a no-brainer.
However, the western world is acting in a way that completely denies that simple truth.
Daniel Greenfield, aka Sultan Knish, gave a talk at a recent Freedom Centre's conference.
Take a listen, he is refreshingly common-sense, speaks in ordinary terms that all of us can understand. But he is alarming. His talk is introduced as "This is no time to mince words."
There is a saying that one is a socialist in one's youth, and then becomes a conservative in one's older years. That is certainly the case for myself, for my husband. We were in our late teens and early twenties in the hippie era, when people questioned the establishment, the capitalist system, the war policies of the west. And there were real problems with Western ideology.
But the group acceptance of socialist ideology that has taken place in the West is far more problematic. As Greenfield says the refugee problem was caused by socialist policies and it is being made worse by those same socialist policies. Bleeding heart liberals are not solving this problem. They are becoming doormats to a wave of culture that will fundamentally change the Judaeo-Christian foundation of the West.
It is not just economic bankruptcy that we will be facing, but the root of this is our ideological bankruptcy. As Greenfield says, we care more about our ideology of climate change and diversity than we do about our children. We aren't having children because we don't care about them and we don't care about our future. It will be someone else's problem.
He ends with a stern warning that, if the West does not begin to reverse its demographic decline, it will become Europe in a very short time. And that means, have kids.
I don't even know how to begin to talk about this with my immediate friends. Tomorrow I will have lunch with two women who have exactly one child each. And the following week, I will meet with a group of friends, six in total, who have a total of nine children, with a total of 15 grandchildren. Ten of those grandchildren are mine. They just don't get it. They didn't have enough kids, so their kids aren't having enough kids, and that doesn't go on forever. The demographic end game is almost here.