Markus Strasser

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Religion as good for society

Secular societies tend to fall into much lower birth rates. They don’t reproduce themselves.

That’s one of the most damning things you can imagine, actually, about a society.

Religion, even adjusting for income, has predictive power over the birth rate.

It’s one reason why America still has a stable or a typically growing population, along with immigration.

And American religion has stayed remarkably strong for our level of income. It seems almost obvious to me that’s a positive

Fundamentally: Does the belief lead to a society that reproduces?

Religion as good for society