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|Subject: Re: Yup, Art is German||Date: 8/20/2013 11:49 PM|
|Author: Art53||Number: 693435 of 860667|
"A full 23% of German males (as in they live in Germany) said in 2005 that the ideal number of kids for a family is zero. This does add a new twist on the old saying, "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money." because under these guys' system you'd run out of other people too! Rather difficult to fleece people who don't exist." colovion
You've still got 77% that want kids. You needn't worry, I'm not going to be able to convince the seven billion some odd humans on the Earth to quit reproducing. There especially seems to be some kind of biological imperative in women that makes them want to have children even though kids are expensive, time consuming, and a pain in the ass.
It's the same thing with my spiritual beliefs. Almost unanimously people get that blank deer in the headlights look on their faces whenever I try and explain what it is that I believe. They either bolt and tell me they've got somewhere they need to be or they stand there chewing their cud drooling not listening to or understanding a word I'm saying.
So, seeing as I am having no effect on anyone you needn't worry that my ideas are going to change the world.
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