Recent population trends and their impact on cities and suburbs

As of today, world’s demographic realities are characterized by an unprecedented growth of planet’s population, which during the course of last century had assumed exponential subtleties. Whereas; through the years 1800-1900 world’s population has grown by 600 million, thus – reaching 1.6 billion by the beginning of 20th century, during the course of first half of 20th century, it has grown by another billion.

Throughout the second half of 20th century, world’s population has grown by 3 billion. In other words – Earth is being already overpopulated as it is. And, as demographical statistics show, it is namely the talent in making babies, on the part of people from Third World countries, which accounted by 85% of world’s population growth in the second half of 20th century.

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It is important to understand that at least 2 billion people, which had been added to world’s population most recently, are best described as ‘human burden’, because without being able to contribute to world’s cultural and scientific progress, they nevertheless require resources to sustain their existence, the very purpose of which is being concerned with making even more babies.

And, the reason why these people are incapable of contributing to an overall civilizational progress, has been revealed in Vanhanen and Lynn’s book IQ and the Wealth of Nations.

As it appears from the book, people’s average rate of IQ relates to their willingness to reproduce themselves in counter-geometric progression – that is, the lower is the rate of people’s IQ, the more children they have per family. For example, the average rate of citizens’ IQ in Ethiopia equals 63. And, despite being subjected to never-ending civil wars and famine, within the matter of last fifty years, the population of Ethiopia was tripled

Thus, the dynamics on world’s geopolitical arena are best discussed in terms of Darwinian evolution, which proves once again the full objectivity of evolutionary laws – living organisms that lack complexity compensate for this lack by sheer numbers.

Just as pilot fishes, which can only ensure their continuous survival by feeding on leftovers of sharks’ meals, non-whites became fully ‘specialized’ sub-specie – they can only be enjoying comparatively tolerable standards of living, for as long as they maintain strong social links with representatives of continuously evolving white race.

And, once these links are being severed, as it happened in Africa during the course of sixties and seventies, their evolutionary status quo becomes instantly reestablished, with former colonial subjects returning to the state of primeval savagery.

Without being able to sustain tolerable standards of living in their own countries, due to their lowered intellectual abilities and due to their endowment with rural (‘traditional’) mentality, people in Third World countries have no option but to try legally and illegally immigrate to traditionally white countries.

And, as practice shows, after having immigrated to these countries, they become instantly preoccupied with making babies, while creating their own societies within the host society, and while demanding even more special rights and privileges, on the account of their ‘ethnic uniqueness’.

For example, the population of Hispanics in U.S. is expected to increase from 22.5 million (as of 1990) to 90 million by the year 2050. Nevertheless, it is highly doubtful whether these people are going to benefit America by their presence a whole lot, as specifics of Hispanics’ biological makeup, makes their mode of existence quite incompatible with American post-industrial realities. It is now being estimated that the dropout rate among Hispanics in America’s high schools accounts for 45%-50%.

In his article, Crosnoe (2005) states: “Compared to other racial/ethnic populations, Hispanics lag behind on most indicators of academic progress, such as grades, test scores, and social-psychological adjustment in school” (563). In other words, by the year 2050, at least 30-40 million people would be added to the army of uneducated and unemployed Americans, who rely on welfare checks and on pushing drugs on the streets as the solemn source of their income.

Despite being continuously ‘educated’ on the sheer beneficence of multiculturalism, more and more Americans begin to realize what would be the actual realities of living in America’s ‘multicultural paradise’ in the future. Even today, there are many ‘multicultural’ public schools in this country, where students are being searched by police officers on possession of guns and drugs, before being allowed to walk into the classroom.

In its turn, this explains the phenomenon of a so-called ‘white plight’ – the process of white Americans relocating to racially secluded ‘white suburbia’ with plenty of private schools, where their children will not only be taught how to ’celebrate diversity’ but also how to solve math equations, for a change, without being referred to as ‘nerds’.

As it was pointed out by Sowell (2005): “The decades-long attempts to mix black and white school children through school busing produced no real educational benefits but much racial polarization and ill will. The same thing continues to be done in colleges in the name of “diversity” – and with the same bad results” (Capitalism Magazine).

In her article, Pulido (2000) expounds on the subtleties of ‘white plight’ in California: “Not only do whites continue to move to Orange County (where whites constitute up to 90 percent of the population), but the flight of white Angelenos has spread to San Diego, central California, and throughout the West… Central Los Angeles remains almost completely non-white, and whites continue to congregate along the periphery” (31).

Thus, it would only be logical to expect that in 20-30 years from now, the process of ‘white flight’, which now continues to gain an exponential momentum, will result in American cities becoming the equivalent of South-African post-apartheid cities – essentially Third World slums, with sparse White enclaves, featuring barbed wire and guard towers along their perimeters.

Nevertheless, it would be wrong to refer to ‘white flight’ as solely American phenomenon. Essentially the same demographic trends define the realities of ‘multicultural’ living in other Western countries, as well. Nowadays, in such Europe’s cities as London and Paris, not a single year goes by without representatives of racial minorities setting cars on fire, looting stores and indulging in gang-rape.

This causes more and more white citizens to realize themselves foreigners in their own countries and naturally predisposes them towards embarking upon ‘white flight’ to the suburbia where they can feel relatively safe.

In his article, Doughty (2005) states: “A growing race divide is separating Britain’s inner cities from the surrounding suburbs and countryside, an analysis of migration showed yesterday… White people are moving out of Manchester, Birmingham and Bradford while the ethnic minority populations of those cities are growing fast” (Bnet). Thus, it is namely continuously increasing ‘white flight’ from Western large cities, which will define the realities of these cities’ urban living in the future.

Unfortunately, once there will be no whites left, this living will effectively cease being urban, just as it happened in many Western megalopolises’ ethnic ‘ghettos’, where residents dispose of their garbage by throwing it out on the street, while genuinely believing that there is nothing wrong with such their practice.


Crosnoe, Robert “The Diverse Experiences of Hispanic Students in the American Educational System”. Sociological Forum 20.4 (2005): 561-588.

Doughty, Steve “The Rise of ‘White Flight”. 2005. Bnet. 23 Nov. 2010.

Lynn, Richard. & Vanhanen, Tatu. IQ and the Wealth of Nations. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002.

Pulido, Laura “Rethinking Environmental Racism: White Privilege and Urban Development in Southern California”. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 90.1 (2000): 12-40.

Sowell, Thomas “The New White Flight”. 2005. Capitalism Magazine. 23 Nov. 2010.


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