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Old 09-09-2015, 08:05 AM
GuyWithHighIQ GuyWithHighIQ is offline
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Originally Posted by campbell View Post
Funny you should mention that -- someone has a theory as to why Germany is "willing" to take on so many refugees right now.

I guess the Germans don't like the robot answer to decreasing labor force.

Play this animation... kind of interesting:
Track TFR against life expectancy -- US, Japan, and Germany
Merkel is a pro-corporate politician like many other politicians around the world.
A shrinking population leads to higher median & average income, higher HDI, and lower GINI coefficient (The richest people earn less while the poorest and average people earn more).
Of course, the corporations don't like it that their CEOs and major stockholders will earn just 50x the average person and not 5000x like they are now.
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