Therefore, the wise will recognize that the subcultures that survive the demographic collapse will be those that sacrificially embrace natalist values over materialist ones – which is to say, those whose religious convictions inspire them to have relatively large families, despite the social and financial cost.
Like it or not, the future belongs to the fecund faithful.
Does that scare you? It does Philip Longman. In his 2004 book, The Empty Cradle, he warns fellow secular liberals that demography is destiny and that those who want to preserve modernity must start having more children than "fundamentalists."See this Dallas Morning News article to read the rest.
The article reminded me of a t-shirt I once saw on a friend, the mother of eight blessings. It proclaimed in bold letters: World Domination One Child at a Time.