One Percent Immigration could make Australia and Canada superpowers by 2100

The number of people resident in Australia increased 388,100 in 2017 to June, a rise of 1.6% on 2015/16. That was far above the global increase of 1.1%, and well ahead of the United States’ gain of 0.7% and Canada’s 0.9%.

Canada and Australia seem like they will each sustain around 1% of their population. This means increasing to 350,000 people when the population increases to 35 million and then 450,000 when population increases to 45 million.

Successfully following this policy would put Canada and Australia with populations over 100 million by 2100. Both seem to be able to sustain solid economic growth and top-level per capita income.

Sustained over 100 years of high levels of immigration was the formula used by the USA to reach its population levels. The US also had higher natural population increases, but a lot more immigration was a significant factor over most of the history of the USA.

Japan and Germany’s population are shrinking and Indonesia and other emerging economies could see sustained economic growth failing.

Canada and Australia could have the fourth and fifth largest economies in the world in 2100 behind only China, India and the USA.

Canada and Australia have the land mass and resources to support advanced economies with 200 to 500 million people.

If the US were to increase immigration to 1% of existing population that would mean increasing immigration to about 3.4 million people. If 1% immigration levels were sustained for the USA, that would mean having a population around 1 billion in 2100 instead of about 500 million.

144 thoughts on “One Percent Immigration could make Australia and Canada superpowers by 2100”

  1. I am touched by your confidence that the same schools and teachers who can’t teach people how to use the words “there, their, dare or they’re” correctly, or “to, two, too, tiw, tue” or “your, you’re, yaw and yore” would somehow be miraculously be able to turn them into “skilled electricians, CADD draftspersons, plumbers, carpenter/cabinet makers, programmers

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  2. Australia actually has large areas of land with decent water supplies. (At least on a yearly basis. Some dam building and storage may be required.) However such land is on the Northern coast, which is rather hot, AND was hence considered undesirable in the decades before cheap airconditioning. Also it is unsuitable for crops developed in temperate climates, which are what were considered desirable crops in pre-1970s Australia. Because such land was considered undesirable, it was handed over to be national parks, large grazing leases and aboriginal land grants. Hence, now that we do have the technology (and access to tropical cultures) to make such areas into rich farmland, there is a huge amount of political and institutional barriers. If Australia actually gets to the point where food is an issue these barriers would dissolve under political pressure, but as of now there is no shortage, Australia is still a significant food exporter, and so the barriers remain.

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  3. I am touched by your confidence that the same schools and teachers who can’t teach people how to use the words there their” dare or they’re”” correctly”””” or “”””to”” two too tiw”” tue”””” or “”””your”” you’re”” yaw and yore”””” would somehow be miraculously be able to turn them into “”””skilled electricians”” CADD draftspersons plumbers carpenter/cabinet makers”” programmers”””””””

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  4. Australia actually has large areas of land with decent water supplies. (At least on a yearly basis. Some dam building and storage may be required.)However such land is on the Northern coast which is rather hot AND was hence considered undesirable in the decades before cheap airconditioning. Also it is unsuitable for crops developed in temperate climates which are what were considered desirable crops in pre-1970s Australia.Because such land was considered undesirable it was handed over to be national parks large grazing leases and aboriginal land grants.Hence now that we do have the technology (and access to tropical cultures) to make such areas into rich farmland there is a huge amount of political and institutional barriers.If Australia actually gets to the point where food is an issue these barriers would dissolve under political pressure but as of now there is no shortage Australia is still a significant food exporter and so the barriers remain.

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  5. Australia has significant areas of un-developed but well watered land that could well support many millions of extra people with the current or greater standards of living. However these areas are in the tropical north and historical path dependence means that it would require significant and difficult change in the politics, law and existing institutions for this land to be exploited. (It is currently locked away as national parks, aboriginal land that the aboriginals are not allowed to exploit either, or long term grazing leases with land use restrictions.) If the population does reach the point where there is actual pain from lack of arable land, then these restrictions will probably be renegotiated.

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  6. Australia has significant areas of un-developed but well watered land that could well support many millions of extra people with the current or greater standards of living.However these areas are in the tropical north and historical path dependence means that it would require significant and difficult change in the politics law and existing institutions for this land to be exploited.(It is currently locked away as national parks aboriginal land that the aboriginals are not allowed to exploit either or long term grazing leases with land use restrictions.)If the population does reach the point where there is actual pain from lack of arable land then these restrictions will probably be renegotiated.

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  7. Indeed, would the current cohorts of immigrants actually want to move to Northern Australia as opposed to Sydney/Melbourne – I suspect not. That said, there are lots of people in South East Asia who already live in the tropics, so maybe they may prefer to live in a a first world country, however, they would be building a new region from scratch, I’m pessimistic if that would actually appeal to potential immigrants.

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  8. Indeed would the current cohorts of immigrants actually want to move to Northern Australia as opposed to Sydney/Melbourne – I suspect not. That said there are lots of people in South East Asia who already live in the tropics so maybe they may prefer to live in a a first world country however they would be building a new region from scratch I’m pessimistic if that would actually appeal to potential immigrants.

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  9. The crazy thing is that none of what I said is far fetched. Search: “An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next” Not exactly the same thing, as they took a lamb from a mother before it was fully developed, while, what I am talking about is never being in mom. But, not far away, I think. I don’t consider gene editing where repairs are made to be “eugenics”. I see it as much needed genetic surgery, the opposite of child abuse, and as an effort to curb future suffering and medical expenditures. Eugenics on the other hand, is about elitism either individually or as a group, “racial purity” and other pseudoscience based on racism and faulty comprehension of genetics. Eugenics is also about contempt of elements of society “inferior” by some standard…and the ruthless and cold sterilization and worse of these downtrodden. There are usually mythological elements as well, nostalgia and romanticism for fabled history, glorification of past warriors, pioneers, Renaissance men, Athenians…some mythological ideal to be achieved. Genetic surgery is just an “ounce of prevention vs a pound of cure”. One kind of surgery preventing many others later. I genuinely believe it is abuse of a child to inflict them with bad genes if something can be done to fix those genes and it is affordable for you to do for all the children you intend to have. And when people start doing it, you can bet those who were not repaired will definitely see it that way. And what will be the parent’s explanation for why they are going to suffer decades with sickness and die early? We don’t believe in surgery? Lovely. Technical feasibility of human modification? Human embryos have already been edited, and with no obvious unintended changes. Though they were not allowed to develop. Animals, of course, are modified all the time. And while our earlier techniques were shaky, CRISPR is very accurate, and getting better all the time. I think it has already reached

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  10. The crazy thing is that none of what I said is far fetched. Search: An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next”” Not exactly the same thing”” as they took a lamb from a mother before it was fully developed while what I am talking about is never being in mom. But not far away”” I think.I don’t consider gene editing where repairs are made to be “”””eugenics””””. I see it as much needed genetic surgery”” the opposite of child abuse and as an effort to curb future suffering and medical expenditures. Eugenics on the other hand is about elitism either individually or as a group”” “”””racial purity”””” and other pseudoscience based on racism and faulty comprehension of genetics. Eugenics is also about contempt of elements of society “”””inferior”””” by some standard…and the ruthless and cold sterilization and worse of these downtrodden. There are usually mythological elements as well”” nostalgia and romanticism for fabled history glorification of past warriors pioneers Renaissance men”” Athenians…some mythological ideal to be achieved. Genetic surgery is just an “”””ounce of prevention vs a pound of cure””””. One kind of surgery preventing many others later. I genuinely believe it is abuse of a child to inflict them with bad genes if something can be done to fix those genes and it is affordable for you to do for all the children you intend to have. And when people start doing it”” you can bet those who were not repaired will definitely see it that way. And what will be the parent’s explanation for why they are going to suffer decades with sickness and die early? We don’t believe in surgery? Lovely.Technical feasibility of human modification? Human embryos have already been edited and with no obvious unintended changes. Though they were not allowed to develop. Animals of course are modified all the time. And while our earlier techniques were shaky CRISPR is very accurate and getting better all the time. I think it has”

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  11. Racism is not protected as free speech” Yes, it is. At least by the government. Private sites such as this there is no such thing as freedom of speech.

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  12. Racism is not protected as free speech””Yes”””” it is. At least by the government. Private sites such as this there is no such thing as freedom of speech.”””

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  13. The unborn will have perfect nutrition, a traumaless birth, no pathogen exposure, no toxic exposure.” Yeah…they’ll just have to worry about Democrats murdering them by the millions. No problem!

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  14. The unborn will have perfect nutrition a traumaless birth no pathogen exposure” no toxic exposure.””Yeah…they’ll just have to worry about Democrats murdering them by the millions. No problem!”””

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  15. superpowers! Population does not make a nation a superpower. It helps…might even be a required ‘ingredient’…but does not do so alone.

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  16. superpowers!Population does not make a nation a superpower. It helps…might even be a required ‘ingredient’…but does not do so alone.

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  17. I like reading what you write, but your predictions are…. whew! Artificial wombs and eugenics and water desalination and environmental concerns all in three hundred words. Amazing! Kinda different from my thoughts that future generations will live in squalor.

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  18. I like reading what you write but your predictions are…. whew! Artificial wombs and eugenics and water desalination and environmental concerns all in three hundred words. Amazing! Kinda different from my thoughts that future generations will live in squalor.

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  19. Google “outbreeding depression” and read my reply to Frank The ideal mate is someone from your own race that is sufficiently removed from your family tree in order to avoid inbreeding.

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  20. Google outbreeding depression”” and read my reply to Frank The ideal mate is someone from your own race that is sufficiently removed from your family tree in order to avoid inbreeding.”””

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  21. I see the link I put in to the podcast by those ex-muslims didn’t show up. The podcast is Secular Jihadists for a Muslim Enlightenment. The deletion of links is annoying. A link is often the best way to point reader of the comment to a detailed exposition of the point.

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  22. I see the link I put in to the podcast by those ex-muslims didn’t show up.The podcast is Secular Jihadists for a Muslim Enlightenment.The deletion of links is annoying. A link is often the best way to point reader of the comment to a detailed exposition of the point.

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  23. >Race mixing does not “destroy” genetic diversity, but rather increases it. Yes it does, Blonde hair and blue eyes comes from a unique combination of genes if a blonde hair blue eyed person mixes with a non white they will most likely never luck out and get the unique combination. If all blonde hair blue eyed people mixed with non whites, the trait would statistically cease to exist. When different groups mix together, unique genetic traits tend to get wiped out >Researchers have discovered that mixed race children tend to be taller, healthier and smarter than “pure” race children. Nope numerous studies have shown that mixed race children have more health issues and mental issues >Not surprising, considering that hybrid vigor is a well known & used trait in agriculture. Hybrid vigor exists alongside outbreeding depression. Outbreeding depression applies when different races mix, not hybrid vigor Hybrid vigor only applies if the population was heavily inbred, For example lets say you had a small population of pygmies on a island with a very limited gene pool. There are many people who are inbred. So if a 6’6″ white Scandinavian male traveled to the island and had a child, the child would most likely be healthier than the child of island pygmy + island pygmy However the child would probably suffer from outbreeding depression An example of this would be heart size and body size. A big body needs a big heart while a small body needs a small one. Mixing a race genetically predisposed to be tall and a race genetically redisposed to be short causes outbreeding depression. So for example the 6’6″ Scandinavian and pygmy could end up with a tall child with a small heart and suffer from chronic fatigue and fainting, or be diagnosed with a enlarged heart due to inheriting his fathers body but his moms heart size. If the 6’6″ Scandinavian were to mate with a 6′ French woman the offspring would not only avoid inbreeding but also gain compatible genes.

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  24. >Race mixing does not destroy”” genetic diversity”” but rather increases it. Yes it does Blonde hair and blue eyes comes from a unique combination of genes if a blonde hair blue eyed person mixes with a non white they will most likely never luck out and get the unique combination. If all blonde hair blue eyed people mixed with non whites the trait would statistically cease to exist. When different groups mix together unique genetic traits tend to get wiped out >Researchers have discovered that mixed race children tend to be taller”” healthier and smarter than “”””pure”””” race children. Nope numerous studies have shown that mixed race children have more health issues and mental issues>Not surprising”” considering that hybrid vigor is a well known & used trait in agriculture. Hybrid vigor exists alongside outbreeding depression. Outbreeding depression applies when different races mix not hybrid vigorHybrid vigor only applies if the population was heavily inbred”” For example lets say you had a small population of pygmies on a island with a very limited gene pool. There are many people who are inbred. So if a 6’6″””” white Scandinavian male traveled to the island and had a child”””” the child would most likely be healthier than the child of island pygmy + island pygmyHowever the child would probably suffer from outbreeding depressionAn example of this would be heart size and body size. A big body needs a big heart while a small body needs a small one. Mixing a race genetically predisposed to be tall and a race genetically redisposed to be short causes outbreeding depression. So for example the 6’6″””” Scandinavian and pygmy could end up with a tall child with a small heart and suffer from chronic fatigue and fainting”””” or be diagnosed with a enlarged heart due to inheriting his fathers body but his moms heart size. If the 6’6″””” Scandinavian were to mate with a 6′ French woman the offspring would not only avoid”

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  25. The projection is nonsense. It ignores the pinball game that is reality and just calculates a trajectory for the pinball from the lever to the target. Technology, economics, politics and other things make projections like these useless. For example, when affordable artificial wombs appear, there will be dramatic changes. The unborn will have perfect nutrition, a traumaless birth, no pathogen exposure, no toxic exposure. And they may have some genetic defects fixed, and carrier stuff removed as well. They could also have protections against heart disease (and other problems with the vascular system), diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, osteoporosis, bad teeth, hearing loss, vision loss, back problems, muscle wasting, cognitive decline, mental illness, hair loss, incontinence, weak immune system and weak skin in old age. Of course, many other things can go wrong, or the same things, just later down the road. Affordable artificial wombs would mean the age of parents is no longer a critical concern, and pregnancy without discomfort, birth without pain, no need for time off, and assurance of a healthy child, means women will be much more receptive to having children. Couples, singles, none of that would matter anymore. When we finally solve our fossil fuel issues, can manufacture much of our nutrition chemically, or grow the tissue in large vats, desalinate all our water for coastal communities that are not on rivers with ample water, our environmental footprint can shrink dramatically. The environmentalists who say a baby is bad for the environment would no longer have a foot to stand on. And that will be doubly true on the Moon or Mars. We certainly would not be competing with any life out there. And if we make them self-sufficient, and I see no obstacle to doing that, any damage on Earth from these colonies would be trivial to nonexistent.

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  26. The projection is nonsense. It ignores the pinball game that is reality and just calculates a trajectory for the pinball from the lever to the target. Technology economics politics and other things make projections like these useless. For example when affordable artificial wombs appear there will be dramatic changes. The unborn will have perfect nutrition a traumaless birth no pathogen exposure no toxic exposure. And they may have some genetic defects fixed and carrier stuff removed as well. They could also have protections against heart disease (and other problems with the vascular system) diabetes cancer Alzheimer’s arthritis osteoporosis bad teeth hearing loss vision loss back problems muscle wasting cognitive decline mental illness hair loss incontinence weak immune system and weak skin in old age.Of course many other things can go wrong or the same things just later down the road.Affordable artificial wombs would mean the age of parents is no longer a critical concern and pregnancy without discomfort birth without pain no need for time off and assurance of a healthy child means women will be much more receptive to having children. Couples singles none of that would matter anymore.When we finally solve our fossil fuel issues can manufacture much of our nutrition chemically or grow the tissue in large vats desalinate all our water for coastal communities that are not on rivers with ample water our environmental footprint can shrink dramatically. The environmentalists who say a baby is bad for the environment would no longer have a foot to stand on. And that will be doubly true on the Moon or Mars. We certainly would not be competing with any life out there. And if we make them self-sufficient and I see no obstacle to doing that any damage on Earth from these colonies would be trivial to nonexistent.

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  27. The concept of Citizenship only appeared in 1946 in China https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitutional_history_of_the_People{22800fc54956079738b58e74e4dcd846757aa319aad70fcf90c97a58f3119a12}27s_Republic_of_China >The first formal Constitution was enacted in 1946 when the Kuomintang-controlled government hastily declared an end to the political tutelage”” stage of Sun Yat-sen’s three-stage theory of constitutional government amidst internal and external pressures.”””

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  28. Making a high income is not a measure of success. Asian immigrants are a detriment to the US because their psychological traits make them extremely prone to corruption and in a high trust society they literally run rampant. If they were successful people then their respective home countries wouldn’t be so awful

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  29. Making a high income is not a measure of success. Asian immigrants are a detriment to the US because their psychological traits make them extremely prone to corruption and in a high trust society they literally run rampant. If they were successful people then their respective home countries wouldn’t be so awful

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  30. They may not have low IQ, but their psychological traits and lack of creativity means that they pose a threat to white countries. A white society is based on high trust and altruism while China and India are corrupt sh1tholes with most of the population being amoral sociopaths. China and India are awful countries because they are filled with Chinese and Indian’s, even when they move to the US they don’t magically become white people. Instead they tend to abuse social programs, and engage in widespread corruption. I can personally attest that many Chinese have created elaborate systems to systematically cheat the government. Such as sponsoring elderly old people (that are not family but are claimed as family) from China who have never paid a cent in social security to move to the US to leech of social security, forging transcripts, hiring ringers to take standardized exams, fake divorces so that the single mom can get things like EBT ,food stamps, medicare then using the medicare for Chinese doctors for kickbacks, all cash businesses to cheat on taxes, Chinese businesses frequently forge accounting records to avoid paying taxes etc… the list goes on Keep in mind Finland was a poor country post WW2, and because of Finlandization they didn’t receive any economic aid from the US or the USSR Yet in 50 years they have grown extremely well compared to China and India. The only way to make the Chinese into productive citizens is literally a police state. Now you might bring up Taiwan, but Taiwan’s economic growth came from the US building it up economically and transferring mass amounts of technology and business. Off the top of my head a Chinese American politician Leland Yee is going to jail for weapons smuggling, and Raj Rajaratnam, Anil Kumar and Rajat Gupta busted for insider trading

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  31. They may not have low IQ but their psychological traits and lack of creativity means that they pose a threat to white countries. A white society is based on high trust and altruism while China and India are corrupt sh1tholes with most of the population being amoral sociopaths.China and India are awful countries because they are filled with Chinese and Indian’s even when they move to the US they don’t magically become white people. Instead they tend to abuse social programs and engage in widespread corruption.I can personally attest that many Chinese have created elaborate systems to systematically cheat the government. Such as sponsoring elderly old people (that are not family but are claimed as family) from China who have never paid a cent in social security to move to the US to leech of social security forging transcripts hiring ringers to take standardized exams fake divorces so that the single mom can get things like EBT food stamps medicare then using the medicare for Chinese doctors for kickbacks all cash businesses to cheat on taxes Chinese businesses frequently forge accounting records to avoid paying taxes etc… the list goes onKeep in mind Finland was a poor country post WW2 and because of Finlandization they didn’t receive any economic aid from the US or the USSR Yet in 50 years they have grown extremely well compared to China and India. The only way to make the Chinese into productive citizens is literally a police state. Now you might bring up Taiwan but Taiwan’s economic growth came from the US building it up economically and transferring mass amounts of technology and business.Off the top of my head a Chinese American politician Leland Yee is going to jail for weapons smuggling and Raj Rajaratnam Anil Kumar and Rajat Gupta busted for insider trading

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  32. Australia can’t grow anymore, just like Las Vegas can’t grow anymore. Las Vegas is only possible because they pump water from underground aquifier’s, they pump every aquifier in a massive radius around the city and then pipe the water to las vegas. A aquifer can be thought of as a underground naturally made water bowl, when it rains the water seeps through the sand and into a bowl made of a impermeable material like granite. The aquifer basically fills up whenever it rains More people means you need to find more aquifers further away and then build massive underground pipes and massive pumps to pump it all the way back to the city. I believe vegas is already pumping from aquifers 10km away. Now imagine the millions that would need to be spent drilling into the aquifer, attaching a massive pump, building a massive water pipe and extending that 10km underground into las vegas Not only that but a lot of water is needed to grow food. While I’m not an expert on Australia and their geography, deserts are primarily deserts because they have extremely low rainfall and any population growth or city expansion in Australia would require water for people and water for food.

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  33. Australia can’t grow anymore just like Las Vegas can’t grow anymore. Las Vegas is only possible because they pump water from underground aquifier’s they pump every aquifier in a massive radius around the city and then pipe the water to las vegas. A aquifer can be thought of as a underground naturally made water bowl when it rains the water seeps through the sand and into a bowl made of a impermeable material like granite. The aquifer basically fills up whenever it rainsMore people means you need to find more aquifers further away and then build massive underground pipes and massive pumps to pump it all the way back to the city. I believe vegas is already pumping from aquifers 10km away. Now imagine the millions that would need to be spent drilling into the aquifer attaching a massive pump building a massive water pipe and extending that 10km underground into las vegas Not only that but a lot of water is needed to grow food. While I’m not an expert on Australia and their geography deserts are primarily deserts because they have extremely low rainfall and any population growth or city expansion in Australia would require water for people and water for food.

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  34. What??!! You clearly haven’t read my comments. Anyway, if those imigrants and refugees are such hard workers with such high IQs maybe they should stay in their countries and make them work. We have enough freeloaders as it is…

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  35. What??!! You clearly haven’t read my comments. Anyway if those imigrants and refugees are such hard workers with such high IQs maybe they should stay in their countries and make them work. We have enough freeloaders as it is…

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  36. Yes, a lot of racists don’t have the most basic comprehension of genetics. Most of them adhere to the paint bucket theory of inheritance though they don’t know they are doing it or that it is thoroughly and long time discarded. In fact, Gregor Mendel was the one that showed us it was nonsense well over 100 years ago.

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  37. Yes a lot of racists don’t have the most basic comprehension of genetics. Most of them adhere to the paint bucket theory of inheritance though they don’t know they are doing it or that it is thoroughly and long time discarded. In fact Gregor Mendel was the one that showed us it was nonsense well over 100 years ago.

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  38. China’s entire history has only around 12,000 people gaining citizenship, with the vast bulk of these 12,000 being ethnic Chinese from Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia etc… ” Errr…. I would get a refund on that history book if I were you. Far more Manchurians moved to China during the 1600s alone than your claim for “entire history”.

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  39. China’s entire history has only around 12000 people gaining citizenship with the vast bulk of these 12000 being ethnic Chinese from Vietnam Taiwan” Malaysia etc… “”Errr…. I would get a refund on that history book if I were you.Far more Manchurians moved to China during the 1600s alone than your claim for “”””entire history””””.”””

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  40. Since when do Chinese and Indians have a low IQ? I’ll grant the rampant welfare state, socialism and brow beating of people who actually built the place. But the MSM TV and newspapers are in a death spiral thanks to the internet so we might escape their cultural infection soon.

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  41. Since when do Chinese and Indians have a low IQ? I’ll grant the rampant welfare state socialism and brow beating of people who actually built the place. But the MSM TV and newspapers are in a death spiral thanks to the internet so we might escape their cultural infection soon.

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  42. I think the best thing that current Australian Prime Minister Malcolm has even tried to do is how he’s negotiated to swap thousands of Muslim refugees for some mexicans that the USA didn’t want. At least they are Catholic and have decent food.

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  43. I think the best thing that current Australian Prime Minister Malcolm has even tried to do is how he’s negotiated to swap thousands of Muslim refugees for some mexicans that the USA didn’t want. At least they are Catholic and have decent food.

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  44. Melbourne is better in this regard. But Sydney in particular has difficult geography and has tackled it poorly when it comes to road and rail development. However as the cities grow, the populations will be pushing into flatter rural areas with less intrusive waterways. It may be that expanded areas would manage to have much better transport just because the land is much easier to work with. On the gripping hand: The fact that Badgerys creek was selected for Sydney’s second airport in the 1950s and political battles are STILL ongoing does not bode well.

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  45. Melbourne is better in this regard. But Sydney in particular has difficult geography and has tackled it poorly when it comes to road and rail development.However as the cities grow the populations will be pushing into flatter rural areas with less intrusive waterways. It may be that expanded areas would manage to have much better transport just because the land is much easier to work with.On the gripping hand: The fact that Badgerys creek was selected for Sydney’s second airport in the 1950s and political battles are STILL ongoing does not bode well.

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  46. Remember however that not only do the property bubbles support immigration, but the large immigration rates support the property prices. Yes, that makes both of them a bubble, but a broader bubble that is harder to prick. You can think of something that would break the cycle ($200 oil for example) but it doesn’t look like a collapse any time soon. (Famous last words I know.)

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  47. Remember however that not only do the property bubbles support immigration but the large immigration rates support the property prices.Yes that makes both of them a bubble but a broader bubble that is harder to prick. You can think of something that would break the cycle ($200 oil for example) but it doesn’t look like a collapse any time soon. (Famous last words I know.)

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  48. Canada and Australia have both had decade long property bubbles that now look like they have peaked. Immigration rates were much lower 15 years ago before the property bubble got started. When the bubble bursts, unemployment will rise, jobs won’t be available for new migrants, and falling property prices and a falling currency and economic malaise will make both countries less attractive to migrants, and the local population will demand lower immigration levels until the economy recovers. Both countries have a large area, but the habitable area is a smaller strip along the US border (Canada) and a coastal strip that isn’t desert (Australia). If you ever fly from Melbourne to Singapore, you will start seeing desert outside you window an hour after takeoff, and for the next 3 hours you will just see rock and sand. Hours worth of nothing.

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  49. Canada and Australia have both had decade long property bubbles that now look like they have peaked. Immigration rates were much lower 15 years ago before the property bubble got started.When the bubble bursts unemployment will rise jobs won’t be available for new migrants and falling property prices and a falling currency and economic malaise will make both countries less attractive to migrants and the local population will demand lower immigration levels until the economy recovers.Both countries have a large area but the habitable area is a smaller strip along the US border (Canada) and a coastal strip that isn’t desert (Australia).If you ever fly from Melbourne to Singapore you will start seeing desert outside you window an hour after takeoff and for the next 3 hours you will just see rock and sand. Hours worth of nothing.

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  50. Australia is highly urbanized, and regional development has always been talked about, but never actually happens. 80% of migrants go to Sydney or Melbourne. So an extra 75 million people would make Sydney and Melbourne megacities of 30 million each. Give our poor record of building infrastructure, think Mexico City rather than Tokyo.

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  51. Australia is highly urbanized and regional development has always been talked about but never actually happens. 80{22800fc54956079738b58e74e4dcd846757aa319aad70fcf90c97a58f3119a12} of migrants go to Sydney or Melbourne. So an extra 75 million people would make Sydney and Melbourne megacities of 30 million each. Give our poor record of building infrastructure think Mexico City rather than Tokyo.

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  52. Wow! I never have seen the overpopulation issue presented so clearly! The author writes: “If 1% immigration levels were sustained for the USA, that would mean having a population around 1 billion in 2100 instead of about 500 million.” America currently has a population of about 330 million, so that population growth would be an approximate three-fold increase. Three times the number of houses, cars, roads, hospitals, schools, and prisons. Every city would be effectively three times as large. Three times the demand for agricultural farmland, three times the demand from diminishing aquifers, three times the demand for petroleum, which we are already importing from other countries. Three times the number of people lined up at our national parks, lakes, and seashores. The irony, of course, is that American women voluntarily reached replacement level fertility (2.1 children per woman) in 1972. Mass immigration is now driving America’s population to double within the lifetimes of children born today. Only a fool or an economist would tell you this is a good thing.

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  53. Wow! I never have seen the overpopulation issue presented so clearly!The author writes: If 1{22800fc54956079738b58e74e4dcd846757aa319aad70fcf90c97a58f3119a12} immigration levels were sustained for the USA” that would mean having a population around 1 billion in 2100 instead of about 500 million.”” America currently has a population of about 330 million”” so that population growth would be an approximate three-fold increase.Three times the number of houses cars roads hospitals schools and prisons. Every city would be effectively three times as large. Three times the demand for agricultural farmland three times the demand from diminishing aquifers three times the demand for petroleum which we are already importing from other countries. Three times the number of people lined up at our national parks lakes and seashores.The irony of course”” is that American women voluntarily reached replacement level fertility (2.1 children per woman) in 1972. Mass immigration is now driving America’s population to double within the lifetimes of children born today. Only a fool or an economist would tell you this is a good thing.”””

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  54. I think it makes sense in general to make the costs less of having children, even if birth rates were not a concern. Mostly because peak earning years and parenting years are often far apart. The reality is that our societies are not that kid friendly. 1. School runs to 5:15 PM, free lunch, optional free breakfast (get there a bit earlier), free snacks at 3:30PM. 2. Many more days of school a year, with some flexibility for vacations. 3. Holiday camps. If it is a school holiday (including Saturdays) there is still activities on the campus for the students. Fun stuff…including lots of field trips. So if parents don’t have the day off, there is still something to do rather than sitting at home unsupervised or being taken to childcare. I think it would be sad if parents left children there for really big holidays, but not everyone observes these. Maybe those 4 or 5 days should not be free? 4. Free quality childcare. 5. Free skills training. Even college prep high schools would teach everyone at least two marketable skills. That can be accomplished because of the increased number of hours on campus. If they wanted, they could go right into the skilled workforce right out of high school. They could be skilled electricians, CADD draftspersons, plumbers, carpenter/cabinet makers, programmers, etc. But skills training would not just be for high school students. 6. Free higher education. 7. Free optional quality boarding school (built in isolated areas and in better climate for the time of year they are used than where the kids are from generally). Kids get more exercise if it is not wet and cold, and they think better when it is not too hot. We could invest in our children or buy more billion dollar bombers.

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  55. I think it makes sense in general to make the costs less of having children even if birth rates were not a concern. Mostly because peak earning years and parenting years are often far apart. The reality is that our societies are not that kid friendly.1. School runs to 5:15 PM free lunch optional free breakfast (get there a bit earlier) free snacks at 3:30PM.2. Many more days of school a year with some flexibility for vacations.3. Holiday camps. If it is a school holiday (including Saturdays) there is still activities on the campus for the students. Fun stuff…including lots of field trips. So if parents don’t have the day off there is still something to do rather than sitting at home unsupervised or being taken to childcare. I think it would be sad if parents left children there for really big holidays but not everyone observes these. Maybe those 4 or 5 days should not be free?4. Free quality childcare.5. Free skills training. Even college prep high schools would teach everyone at least two marketable skills. That can be accomplished because of the increased number of hours on campus. If they wanted they could go right into the skilled workforce right out of high school. They could be skilled electricians CADD draftspersons plumbers carpenter/cabinet makers programmers etc. But skills training would not just be for high school students.6. Free higher education.7. Free optional quality boarding school (built in isolated areas and in better climate for the time of year they are used than where the kids are from generally). Kids get more exercise if it is not wet and cold and they think better when it is not too hot.We could invest in our children or buy more billion dollar bombers.

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  56. Race mixing does not “destroy” genetic diversity, but rather increases it. Researchers have discovered that mixed race children tend to be taller, healthier and smarter than “pure” race children. Not surprising, considering that hybrid vigor is a well known & used trait in agriculture. The brightest kid I ever taught, with perfect scores on ACT tests in math & science & now a graduate of MIT, was mixed race.

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  57. Race mixing does not destroy”” genetic diversity”” but rather increases it. Researchers have discovered that mixed race children tend to be taller”” healthier and smarter than “”””pure”””” race children. Not surprising”” considering that hybrid vigor is a well known & used trait in agriculture.The brightest kid I ever taught with perfect scores on ACT tests in math & science & now a graduate of MIT”” was mixed race.”””

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  58. Africa’s population is increasing 32M/year. That’s 3% of China’s population. Since diversity is our greatest strength, China is decidedly deprived of diversity and Africans have the greatest diversity in genes and culture in the world, China should offer to adopt and import all African newborns to give them adequate nutrients and education responsible for the Flynn Effect. Moreover, Chinese men should forego having children so that more Chinese women are available to enrich future Chinese generations. China will thereby rule the world by its shining beacon of peace, prosperity and human development that is the inevitable result of diversity! http://jimbowery.blogspot.com/2016/09/diversity-vs-human-development.html

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  59. Africa’s population is increasing 32M/year. That’s 3{22800fc54956079738b58e74e4dcd846757aa319aad70fcf90c97a58f3119a12} of China’s population. Since diversity is our greatest strength China is decidedly deprived of diversity and Africans have the greatest diversity in genes and culture in the world China should offer to adopt and import all African newborns to give them adequate nutrients and education responsible for the Flynn Effect. Moreover Chinese men should forego having children so that more Chinese women are available to enrich future Chinese generations.China will thereby rule the world by its shining beacon of peace prosperity and human development that is the inevitable result of diversity!http://jimbowery.blogspot.com/2016/09/diversity-vs-human-development.html

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  60. Historically multiculturalism and diversity has failed, and almost always leads to genocide or balkanization see Balkans, Kashmir, Singapore etc… Multicultural countries historically perform very poorly The only times it has worked was when a very large group absorbed an extremely tiny group through racemixing, like when many of the native americans married whites Furthermore race mixing destroys genetic diversity which is bad for humanity as a whole such as the destruction of traits like blonde hair and blue eyes. Even when the minorities can blend into the majority aka the jews, the jews were expelled from hundreds of countries this is because racism is part of human nature, babies when given the option would choose to play with babies that have similar skin color than different skin color Culture and genes are intertwined, Humans evolved certain personality traits to survive in different environments. In some environments cooperation and altruism was very beneficial, while in other environments invading and killing other tribes and raping their women was very beneficial The group of peoples in environments that favored cooperation would have stronger emotional bonding, feelings of guilt and pity while people from the environment that favored warring with tribes would be more sociopathic and aggressive.

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  61. Historically multiculturalism and diversity has failed and almost always leads to genocide or balkanization see Balkans Kashmir Singapore etc…Multicultural countries historically perform very poorlyThe only times it has worked was when a very large group absorbed an extremely tiny group through racemixing like when many of the native americans married whitesFurthermore race mixing destroys genetic diversity which is bad for humanity as a whole such as the destruction of traits like blonde hair and blue eyes. Even when the minorities can blend into the majority aka the jews the jews were expelled from hundreds of countriesthis is because racism is part of human nature babies when given the option would choose to play with babies that have similar skin color than different skin colorCulture and genes are intertwined Humans evolved certain personality traits to survive in different environments. In some environments cooperation and altruism was very beneficial while in other environments invading and killing other tribes and raping their women was very beneficialThe group of peoples in environments that favored cooperation would have stronger emotional bonding feelings of guilt and pity while people from the environment that favored warring with tribes would be more sociopathic and aggressive.

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  62. I don’t care what the skin color is. However, I am to some extent a ‘culturist’ rather than a racist. Culture clashes between the immigrants & the people already there can be a problem. I don’t want immigrants who would object to their children marrying outside their own ethnic group. I will welcome with open arms people like these ex-muslims. http://secularjihadists.libsyn.com/

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  63. I don’t care what the skin color is.However I am to some extent a ‘culturist’ rather than a racist. Culture clashes between the immigrants & the people already there can be a problem. I don’t want immigrants who would object to their children marrying outside their own ethnic group. I will welcome with open arms people like these ex-muslims.http://secularjihadists.libsyn.com/

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  64. C’mon importing 40-60 million desperately poor, lower (on average) IQ people, with not much skills or schooling (on average) to allow upward mobility, does not a super power make. On top of the rampant welfare state and socialism, and bow beating of the people who actually built the place, its gonna create a Venezuela/South Africa like situation. Sounds like a disaster.

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  65. C’mon importing 40-60 million desperately poor lower (on average) IQ people with not much skills or schooling (on average) to allow upward mobility does not a super power make. On top of the rampant welfare state and socialism and bow beating of the people who actually built the place its gonna create a Venezuela/South Africa like situation. Sounds like a disaster.

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  66. Doesn’t matter how selective Canada is, when they are flooding themselves with illegals and refugees In order to survive a Nation needs the will protect its own borders, and root out and deport illegals, reject claims of asylum and refugees China’s entire history has only around 12,000 people gaining citizenship, with the vast bulk of these 12,000 being ethnic Chinese from Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia etc… Canada on the other hand something like 20% of the population are immigrants, and very few of them are white!

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  67. Doesn’t matter how selective Canada is when they are flooding themselves with illegals and refugeesIn order to survive a Nation needs the will protect its own borders and root out and deport illegals reject claims of asylum and refugees China’s entire history has only around 12000 people gaining citizenship with the vast bulk of these 12000 being ethnic Chinese from Vietnam Taiwan Malaysia etc…Canada on the other hand something like 20{22800fc54956079738b58e74e4dcd846757aa319aad70fcf90c97a58f3119a12} of the population are immigrants and very few of them are white!

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  68. Canada has been somewhat selective, eg: points for already knowing English or French, or points for usable skills, either of these tend to also select for intelligence. Historically Canada & Australia have had disadvantages compared to the US in that much of the land is poor for habitation, too dry for Australia, too cold for Canada. Canada at least has tended to be consistently about 1/10th the population of the US. Is this really likely to change?

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  69. Canada has been somewhat selective eg: points for already knowing English or French or points for usable skills either of these tend to also select for intelligence.Historically Canada & Australia have had disadvantages compared to the US in that much of the land is poor for habitation too dry for Australia too cold for Canada. Canada at least has tended to be consistently about 1/10th the population of the US. Is this really likely to change?

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  70. What a mindless article Immigration is only beneficial if the immigrants have higher IQ and are of the same racial background Immigration will doom Canada, the future of Canada is African and South American migrants the libtards that run Canada don’t have the balls to stop illegal immigration. What we will see is a repeat of what happened to the US and Europe. Australia on the otherhand has no capacity for 100 million people, only a tiny bit of Australia has a reasonable climate and housing costs are already reaching Manhattan levels rapidly

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  71. What a mindless articleImmigration is only beneficial if the immigrants have higher IQ and are of the same racial backgroundImmigration will doom Canada the future of Canada is African and South American migrants the libtards that run Canada don’t have the balls to stop illegal immigration. What we will see is a repeat of what happened to the US and Europe. Australia on the otherhand has no capacity for 100 million people only a tiny bit of Australia has a reasonable climate and housing costs are already reaching Manhattan levels rapidly

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  72. Indeed, would the current cohorts of immigrants actually want to move to Northern Australia as opposed to Sydney/Melbourne – I suspect not. That said, there are lots of people in South East Asia who already live in the tropics, so maybe they may prefer to live in a a first world country, however, they would be building a new region from scratch, I’m pessimistic if that would actually appeal to potential immigrants.

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  73. Australia has significant areas of un-developed but well watered land that could well support many millions of extra people with the current or greater standards of living.
    However these areas are in the tropical north and historical path dependence means that it would require significant and difficult change in the politics, law and existing institutions for this land to be exploited.
    (It is currently locked away as national parks, aboriginal land that the aboriginals are not allowed to exploit either, or long term grazing leases with land use restrictions.)
    If the population does reach the point where there is actual pain from lack of arable land, then these restrictions will probably be renegotiated.

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  74. I am touched by your confidence that the same schools and teachers who can’t teach people how to use the words “there, their, dare or they’re” correctly, or “to, two, too, tiw, tue” or “your, you’re, yaw and yore” would somehow be miraculously be able to turn them into “skilled electricians, CADD draftspersons, plumbers, carpenter/cabinet makers, programmers”

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  75. Australia actually has large areas of land with decent water supplies. (At least on a yearly basis. Some dam building and storage may be required.)
    However such land is on the Northern coast, which is rather hot, AND was hence considered undesirable in the decades before cheap airconditioning. Also it is unsuitable for crops developed in temperate climates, which are what were considered desirable crops in pre-1970s Australia.
    Because such land was considered undesirable, it was handed over to be national parks, large grazing leases and aboriginal land grants.

    Hence, now that we do have the technology (and access to tropical cultures) to make such areas into rich farmland, there is a huge amount of political and institutional barriers.

    If Australia actually gets to the point where food is an issue these barriers would dissolve under political pressure, but as of now there is no shortage, Australia is still a significant food exporter, and so the barriers remain.

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  76. The crazy thing is that none of what I said is far fetched. Search: “An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next” Not exactly the same thing, as they took a lamb from a mother before it was fully developed, while, what I am talking about is never being in mom. But, not far away, I think.

    I don’t consider gene editing where repairs are made to be “eugenics”. I see it as much needed genetic surgery, the opposite of child abuse, and as an effort to curb future suffering and medical expenditures. Eugenics on the other hand, is about elitism either individually or as a group, “racial purity” and other pseudoscience based on racism and faulty comprehension of genetics. Eugenics is also about contempt of elements of society “inferior” by some standard…and the ruthless and cold sterilization and worse of these downtrodden. There are usually mythological elements as well, nostalgia and romanticism for fabled history, glorification of past warriors, pioneers, Renaissance men, Athenians…some mythological ideal to be achieved.

    Genetic surgery is just an “ounce of prevention vs a pound of cure”. One kind of surgery preventing many others later. I genuinely believe it is abuse of a child to inflict them with bad genes if something can be done to fix those genes and it is affordable for you to do for all the children you intend to have. And when people start doing it, you can bet those who were not repaired will definitely see it that way. And what will be the parent’s explanation for why they are going to suffer decades with sickness and die early? We don’t believe in surgery? Lovely.

    Technical feasibility of human modification? Human embryos have already been edited, and with no obvious unintended changes. Though they were not allowed to develop. Animals, of course, are modified all the time. And while our earlier techniques were shaky, CRISPR is very accurate, and getting better all the time. I think it has already reached a level sufficient to allow the embryos to develop. Can we safely make 100 changes? No, I think the multiplied risk is beyond acceptable. Maybe 4 edits. Fix the 4 most serious errors. There is a ranking system already present, though one criterion they use, I don’t agree with. They downgrade an allele if it makes it more difficult to use current medications on a person. I think that is arbitrary. “Magnitudes” are assigned to many SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms). They can be positive or negative. And the old style Promethease report makes it really easy to see these. Search: “Promethease old reports”.

    San Diego already has some efficiently produced desalinated water. Search: The Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant. The technology is here.

    Optimism is the objective assessment when one actually studies the History of Science and Technology. The dystopia stuff just makes TV&movies more entertaining. Read: F. M. Esfandiary (aka FM2030), and James Burke.

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  77. “The unborn will have perfect nutrition, a traumaless birth, no pathogen exposure, no toxic exposure.”

    Yeah…they’ll just have to worry about Democrats murdering them by the millions. No problem!

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  78. I like reading what you write, but your predictions are…. whew! Artificial wombs and eugenics and water desalination and environmental concerns all in three hundred words. Amazing! Kinda different from my thoughts that future generations will live in squalor.

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  79. I see the link I put in to the podcast by those ex-muslims didn’t show up.
    The podcast is Secular Jihadists for a Muslim Enlightenment.
    The deletion of links is annoying. A link is often the best way to point reader of the comment to a detailed exposition of the point.

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  80. >Race mixing does not “destroy” genetic diversity, but rather increases it.

    Yes it does, Blonde hair and blue eyes comes from a unique combination of genes if a blonde hair blue eyed person mixes with a non white they will most likely never luck out and get the unique combination.

    If all blonde hair blue eyed people mixed with non whites, the trait would statistically cease to exist.

    When different groups mix together, unique genetic traits tend to get wiped out

    >Researchers have discovered that mixed race children tend to be taller, healthier and smarter than “pure” race children.

    Nope numerous studies have shown that mixed race children have more health issues and mental issues

    >Not surprising, considering that hybrid vigor is a well known & used trait in agriculture.

    Hybrid vigor exists alongside outbreeding depression.

    Outbreeding depression applies when different races mix, not hybrid vigor

    Hybrid vigor only applies if the population was heavily inbred,

    For example lets say you had a small population of pygmies on a island with a very limited gene pool. There are many people who are inbred.

    So if a 6’6″ white Scandinavian male traveled to the island and had a child, the child would most likely be healthier than the child of island pygmy + island pygmy

    However the child would probably suffer from outbreeding depression

    An example of this would be heart size and body size. A big body needs a big heart while a small body needs a small one.

    Mixing a race genetically predisposed to be tall and a race genetically redisposed to be short causes outbreeding depression. So for example the 6’6″ Scandinavian and pygmy could end up with a tall child with a small heart and suffer from chronic fatigue and fainting, or be diagnosed with a enlarged heart due to inheriting his fathers body but his moms heart size.

    If the 6’6″ Scandinavian were to mate with a 6′ French woman the offspring would not only avoid inbreeding but also gain compatible genes.

    This is why racemixing is bad, the human body is very complicated and genes that control all sorts of protein building, hormone building, body growth all work better when they have other compatible genes backing them. A European brain would be at its most optimal if it had the same genes for protein building and hormone building etc… to support it.

    Genes that support each other = 1+1=3

    Genes that don’t support each other = 1+1=2

    The ideal partner is someone of your own race and is sufficiently removed from your family tree, Racemixing produces outbreeding depression

    The ideal partner for the Pygmy would be another pygmy from a geographically similar island that is genetically unrelated

    The ideal partner for the Scandinavian would be another European that is genetically unrelated.

    Yes there are some cases where racemixing can produce 1+1=4 where combining a certain gene from one race amplifies another genes from another. But the odds are extremely low

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  81. The projection is nonsense. It ignores the pinball game that is reality and just calculates a trajectory for the pinball from the lever to the target. Technology, economics, politics and other things make projections like these useless. For example, when affordable artificial wombs appear, there will be dramatic changes. The unborn will have perfect nutrition, a traumaless birth, no pathogen exposure, no toxic exposure. And they may have some genetic defects fixed, and carrier stuff removed as well. They could also have protections against heart disease (and other problems with the vascular system), diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, osteoporosis, bad teeth, hearing loss, vision loss, back problems, muscle wasting, cognitive decline, mental illness, hair loss, incontinence, weak immune system and weak skin in old age.

    Of course, many other things can go wrong, or the same things, just later down the road.

    Affordable artificial wombs would mean the age of parents is no longer a critical concern, and pregnancy without discomfort, birth without pain, no need for time off, and assurance of a healthy child, means women will be much more receptive to having children. Couples, singles, none of that would matter anymore.

    When we finally solve our fossil fuel issues, can manufacture much of our nutrition chemically, or grow the tissue in large vats, desalinate all our water for coastal communities that are not on rivers with ample water, our environmental footprint can shrink dramatically. The environmentalists who say a baby is bad for the environment would no longer have a foot to stand on. And that will be doubly true on the Moon or Mars. We certainly would not be competing with any life out there. And if we make them self-sufficient, and I see no obstacle to doing that, any damage on Earth from these colonies would be trivial to nonexistent.

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  82. Making a high income is not a measure of success. Asian immigrants are a detriment to the US because their psychological traits make them extremely prone to corruption and in a high trust society they literally run rampant.

    If they were successful people then their respective home countries wouldn’t be so awful

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  83. They may not have low IQ, but their psychological traits and lack of creativity means that they pose a threat to white countries.

    A white society is based on high trust and altruism while China and India are corrupt sh1tholes with most of the population being amoral sociopaths.

    China and India are awful countries because they are filled with Chinese and Indian’s, even when they move to the US they don’t magically become white people. Instead they tend to abuse social programs, and engage in widespread corruption.

    I can personally attest that many Chinese have created elaborate systems to systematically cheat the government. Such as sponsoring elderly old people (that are not family but are claimed as family) from China who have never paid a cent in social security to move to the US to leech of social security, forging transcripts, hiring ringers to take standardized exams, fake divorces so that the single mom can get things like EBT ,food stamps, medicare then using the medicare for Chinese doctors for kickbacks, all cash businesses to cheat on taxes, Chinese businesses frequently forge accounting records to avoid paying taxes etc… the list goes on

    Keep in mind Finland was a poor country post WW2, and because of Finlandization they didn’t receive any economic aid from the US or the USSR

    Yet in 50 years they have grown extremely well compared to China and India. The only way to make the Chinese into productive citizens is literally a police state.

    Now you might bring up Taiwan, but Taiwan’s economic growth came from the US building it up economically and transferring mass amounts of technology and business.

    Off the top of my head a Chinese American politician Leland Yee is going to jail for weapons smuggling, and Raj Rajaratnam, Anil Kumar and Rajat Gupta busted for insider trading

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  84. Australia can’t grow anymore, just like Las Vegas can’t grow anymore.

    Las Vegas is only possible because they pump water from underground aquifier’s, they pump every aquifier in a massive radius around the city and then pipe the water to las vegas.

    A aquifer can be thought of as a underground naturally made water bowl, when it rains the water seeps through the sand and into a bowl made of a impermeable material like granite.

    The aquifer basically fills up whenever it rains

    More people means you need to find more aquifers further away and then build massive underground pipes and massive pumps to pump it all the way back to the city.

    I believe vegas is already pumping from aquifers 10km away. Now imagine the millions that would need to be spent drilling into the aquifer, attaching a massive pump, building a massive water pipe and extending that 10km underground into las vegas

    Not only that but a lot of water is needed to grow food.

    While I’m not an expert on Australia and their geography, deserts are primarily deserts because they have extremely low rainfall and any population growth or city expansion in Australia would require water for people and water for food.

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  85. What??!! You clearly haven’t read my comments. Anyway, if those imigrants and refugees are such hard workers with such high IQs maybe they should stay in their countries and make them work. We have enough freeloaders as it is…

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  86. Yes, a lot of racists don’t have the most basic comprehension of genetics. Most of them adhere to the paint bucket theory of inheritance though they don’t know they are doing it or that it is thoroughly and long time discarded. In fact, Gregor Mendel was the one that showed us it was nonsense well over 100 years ago.

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  87. “China’s entire history has only around 12,000 people gaining citizenship, with the vast bulk of these 12,000 being ethnic Chinese from Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia etc… ”

    Errr…. I would get a refund on that history book if I were you.

    Far more Manchurians moved to China during the 1600s alone than your claim for “entire history”.

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  88. Since when do Chinese and Indians have a low IQ?

    I’ll grant the rampant welfare state, socialism and brow beating of people who actually built the place. But the MSM TV and newspapers are in a death spiral thanks to the internet so we might escape their cultural infection soon.

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  89. I think the best thing that current Australian Prime Minister Malcolm has even tried to do is how he’s negotiated to swap thousands of Muslim refugees for some mexicans that the USA didn’t want. At least they are Catholic and have decent food.

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  90. Melbourne is better in this regard. But Sydney in particular has difficult geography and has tackled it poorly when it comes to road and rail development.

    However as the cities grow, the populations will be pushing into flatter rural areas with less intrusive waterways. It may be that expanded areas would manage to have much better transport just because the land is much easier to work with.

    On the gripping hand: The fact that Badgerys creek was selected for Sydney’s second airport in the 1950s and political battles are STILL ongoing does not bode well.

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  91. Remember however that not only do the property bubbles support immigration, but the large immigration rates support the property prices.
    Yes, that makes both of them a bubble, but a broader bubble that is harder to prick. You can think of something that would break the cycle ($200 oil for example) but it doesn’t look like a collapse any time soon. (Famous last words I know.)

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  92. Canada and Australia have both had decade long property bubbles that now look like they have peaked. Immigration rates were much lower 15 years ago before the property bubble got started.
    When the bubble bursts, unemployment will rise, jobs won’t be available for new migrants, and falling property prices and a falling currency and economic malaise will make both countries less attractive to migrants, and the local population will demand lower immigration levels until the economy recovers.
    Both countries have a large area, but the habitable area is a smaller strip along the US border (Canada) and a coastal strip that isn’t desert (Australia).
    If you ever fly from Melbourne to Singapore, you will start seeing desert outside you window an hour after takeoff, and for the next 3 hours you will just see rock and sand. Hours worth of nothing.

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  93. Australia is highly urbanized, and regional development has always been talked about, but never actually happens. 80% of migrants go to Sydney or Melbourne. So an extra 75 million people would make Sydney and Melbourne megacities of 30 million each. Give our poor record of building infrastructure, think Mexico City rather than Tokyo.

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  94. Wow! I never have seen the overpopulation issue presented so clearly!

    The author writes: “If 1% immigration levels were sustained for the USA, that would mean having a population around 1 billion in 2100 instead of about 500 million.” America currently has a population of about 330 million, so that population growth would be an approximate three-fold increase.

    Three times the number of houses, cars, roads, hospitals, schools, and prisons. Every city would be effectively three times as large. Three times the demand for agricultural farmland, three times the demand from diminishing aquifers, three times the demand for petroleum, which we are already importing from other countries. Three times the number of people lined up at our national parks, lakes, and seashores.

    The irony, of course, is that American women voluntarily reached replacement level fertility (2.1 children per woman) in 1972. Mass immigration is now driving America’s population to double within the lifetimes of children born today. Only a fool or an economist would tell you this is a good thing.

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  95. I think it makes sense in general to make the costs less of having children, even if birth rates were not a concern. Mostly because peak earning years and parenting years are often far apart. The reality is that our societies are not that kid friendly.

    1. School runs to 5:15 PM, free lunch, optional free breakfast (get there a bit earlier), free snacks at 3:30PM.
    2. Many more days of school a year, with some flexibility for vacations.
    3. Holiday camps. If it is a school holiday (including Saturdays) there is still activities on the campus for the students. Fun stuff…including lots of field trips. So if parents don’t have the day off, there is still something to do rather than sitting at home unsupervised or being taken to childcare. I think it would be sad if parents left children there for really big holidays, but not everyone observes these. Maybe those 4 or 5 days should not be free?
    4. Free quality childcare.
    5. Free skills training. Even college prep high schools would teach everyone at least two marketable skills. That can be accomplished because of the increased number of hours on campus. If they wanted, they could go right into the skilled workforce right out of high school. They could be skilled electricians, CADD draftspersons, plumbers, carpenter/cabinet makers, programmers, etc. But skills training would not just be for high school students.
    6. Free higher education.
    7. Free optional quality boarding school (built in isolated areas and in better climate for the time of year they are used than where the kids are from generally). Kids get more exercise if it is not wet and cold, and they think better when it is not too hot.

    We could invest in our children or buy more billion dollar bombers.

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  96. Race mixing does not “destroy” genetic diversity, but rather increases it. Researchers have discovered that mixed race children tend to be taller, healthier and smarter than “pure” race children. Not surprising, considering that hybrid vigor is a well known & used trait in agriculture.

    The brightest kid I ever taught, with perfect scores on ACT tests in math & science & now a graduate of MIT, was mixed race.

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  97. Africa’s population is increasing 32M/year. That’s 3% of China’s population. Since diversity is our greatest strength, China is decidedly deprived of diversity and Africans have the greatest diversity in genes and culture in the world, China should offer to adopt and import all African newborns to give them adequate nutrients and education responsible for the Flynn Effect. Moreover, Chinese men should forego having children so that more Chinese women are available to enrich future Chinese generations.

    China will thereby rule the world by its shining beacon of peace, prosperity and human development that is the inevitable result of diversity!

    http://jimbowery.blogspot.com/2016/09/diversity-vs-human-development.html

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  98. Historically multiculturalism and diversity has failed, and almost always leads to genocide or balkanization see Balkans, Kashmir, Singapore etc…

    Multicultural countries historically perform very poorly

    The only times it has worked was when a very large group absorbed an extremely tiny group through racemixing, like when many of the native americans married whites

    Furthermore race mixing destroys genetic diversity which is bad for humanity as a whole such as the destruction of traits like blonde hair and blue eyes.

    Even when the minorities can blend into the majority aka the jews, the jews were expelled from hundreds of countries

    this is because racism is part of human nature, babies when given the option would choose to play with babies that have similar skin color than different skin color

    Culture and genes are intertwined, Humans evolved certain personality traits to survive in different environments.

    In some environments cooperation and altruism was very beneficial, while in other environments invading and killing other tribes and raping their women was very beneficial

    The group of peoples in environments that favored cooperation would have stronger emotional bonding, feelings of guilt and pity while people from the environment that favored warring with tribes would be more sociopathic and aggressive.

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  99. I don’t care what the skin color is.
    However, I am to some extent a ‘culturist’ rather than a racist. Culture clashes between the immigrants & the people already there can be a problem. I don’t want immigrants who would object to their children marrying outside their own ethnic group. I will welcome with open arms people like these ex-muslims.
    http://secularjihadists.libsyn.com/

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  100. C’mon importing 40-60 million desperately poor, lower (on average) IQ people, with not much skills or schooling (on average) to allow upward mobility, does not a super power make. On top of the rampant welfare state and socialism, and bow beating of the people who actually built the place, its gonna create a Venezuela/South Africa like situation. Sounds like a disaster.

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  101. Doesn’t matter how selective Canada is, when they are flooding themselves with illegals and refugees

    In order to survive a Nation needs the will protect its own borders, and root out and deport illegals, reject claims of asylum and refugees

    China’s entire history has only around 12,000 people gaining citizenship, with the vast bulk of these 12,000 being ethnic Chinese from Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia etc…

    Canada on the other hand something like 20% of the population are immigrants, and very few of them are white!

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  102. Canada has been somewhat selective, eg: points for already knowing English or French, or points for usable skills, either of these tend to also select for intelligence.

    Historically Canada & Australia have had disadvantages compared to the US in that much of the land is poor for habitation, too dry for Australia, too cold for Canada. Canada at least has tended to be consistently about 1/10th the population of the US. Is this really likely to change?

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  103. What a mindless article

    Immigration is only beneficial if the immigrants have higher IQ and are of the same racial background

    Immigration will doom Canada, the future of Canada is African and South American migrants the libtards that run Canada don’t have the balls to stop illegal immigration. What we will see is a repeat of what happened to the US and Europe.

    Australia on the otherhand has no capacity for 100 million people, only a tiny bit of Australia has a reasonable climate and housing costs are already reaching Manhattan levels rapidly

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