Aging Populations and Immigration
While in discussion on this thread http://www.highexistence.com/topic/why-women-feel-so-inferior/page/2/ it has been brought up, so I decided that a new thread would preserve the integrity of that one, by not taking it off topic.
In developed nations, it seems that population growth is dwindling, with even some countries such as Germany and Japan, two of the most advanced nations in the world, even achieving negative population growth. This is a strange thing to consider because they can afford big families. “We can afford 10 kids, honey, I know, let’s have none”
@trek79, Ray, as I told you, I have a point to that!
It’s already happening! Although many women from developed nations opt for a career and not having children, it seems that many of the men are still into the “old school” family style. They find the perfect solution in the developing countries, where many women still wish having a family and children.
In Europe a lot of men get married to women from Thailand, China, Brazil and Eastern Europe. That’s a way society found to keep balance… The children from this couples will most likely to keep the father’s culture background, balance population and create a stronger gene heritage.
@prittii, Yes, that was one of the issues, that a population replaced by immigrants means a threat to the standing culture of that nation, because the native population would be shrinking. The immigrant cultures would become more and more influential. But that is only true if all your immigrants are of the same culture.
Sorry, Cabramatta is Vietnamese, not Campbelltown. Also my dad tells me that although Marickville was very Greek in the 50′s and 60′s, now it has had an influx of Vietnamese. He also says that Surry Hills has a high Indian population.
@trek79, Yes! I agree it’s better stay in community. That’s what happened also in Brazil in the past, but by the third generation the people mixed up completely. I actually have a friend Japanese descent that says she doesn’t care at all for her background… she says she is Brazilian and doesn’t feel even 1% Japanese.
I think Australia seems to be ok with the immigration system. Germany is another history! It’s disturbing! I think 10% of the population is Turkish.
I have nothing against Turkish people… I have actually lots of Turkish friends! But here in Germany they make trouble! It seems that the poorest uneducated Turkish people come to live here! The worst areas in Germany are where they made their communities… the most violent and dirty. Also people from other Islamic countries all over Europe.
The main problem is that a lot of them have a terrible, terrible, terrible point of view about women! In Norway the number of rapes are growing extremely… and from every 4 rapes, 3 are foreigner against Norwegian women… When I was in Oslo I had the (unfortunate) experience of dealing with the Arabs there. My cousin (16 years old!) was constantly harassed in Paris by Arabic men… they even touched her bottom! She was so scared and hurt! Not a good experience in a teenager girl holiday!
What I don’t understand is why they do this here in Europe, but in Brazil they are all normal? So many Brazilian women actually fancy Lebanese and Turkish men… because they have a special charm: the foreigner plus. But here in Europe they are so strange!
I wonder if they feel left out, discriminated… I don’t know!
@shaniquaaa, I actually knew this was on tonight, I watched some of it and made a comment on the website. But yeah, I couldn’t get the tv when it was on, but it goes for 3 days so I can check it out. I may be able to watch the 1st one online somewhere. But I watch Insight all the time, if you don’t then I suggest you do, it is one of the best shows on tv. Insight and a show called Media Watch are good shows.
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