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April 5, 2017

Bad news for “nones” and atheists.

Their current numbers are much higher than gentle reader might estimate, owing chiefly to the many in China.
But there, as everywhere, they don’t breed. They have the world’s lowest birthrates — lower even than Buddhists, and far below replacement levels. Their only real hope is for a fresh spurt of faithlessness thanks to Capitalist and Socialist excess. Who, from information available in 1915, could have predicted the situation in 1960? Demography & destiny chronicles : Essays in Idleness

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 5, 2017 11:16 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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