Demographic suicide and mutation of the West

Read more. Immigration can’t solve all the problems arisen from low birth rates and related issues. Itdoesn’t stop societal aging , but just slows down its progression . Immigrants also age andwill generate rights to pensions and other welfare benefits. And we can ´ t cope with thegrowing loneliness problem through immigrants: goods can be…

Fertility, mortality, migration, and population scenarios for 195 countries and territories from 2017 to 2100

Read more. The English novelist P.D. James wrote a dystopian novel in 1992 entitled The Children of Men. Set in the year 2021, the novel describes a world where all human males have become sterile, and children have disappeared. As the last generation turns age 25, societies give way to strange beliefs, unspeakable cruelties, systematic euthanasia, and hopelessness. According…

‘Completed’ life in the Netherlands

In January 2020 a report (by ‘Commission van Wijngaarden’) was presented which concluded that approx. 1.8 % of all persons of 55 years and up, have a wish to end their lives, without being ill. They do not suffer unbearably and hopelessly, but consider their lives to be “complete”. The researchers noted that the death…

The aftermath of COVID-19 : Bioethical dilemmas

Read more. THE PASSING OF TIME, and with it, the diminishing gravity of the situation in first world countries, the accumulation of data not yet well evaluated and the prospects for the evolution of all that has taken place, all offer new possibilities for the analysis of the most serious global health crisis in recent…