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Old 01-12-2018, 10:49 PM   #52
jason taylor
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Default Re: New Sci Fi Setting Seeds

Originally Posted by Flyndaran View Post
Nations with high standards of living do not have positive population growths of natives alone.
Someone wanting kids for personal joy is of course common. But it seems that that alone is not enough to simply keep up with normal death rates.

Of course in hypothetical VR-"owned" ultratech societies, robots and automation could easily manage things. Artificial wombs and A.I. tutors mean real human parents don't have to exist at all.
That cannot be interpreted deterministically. Ideologies change as does the proportion of space to population. And any number of factors.
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