Saturday, March 2, 2013

Demographic Winter

Caesar Augustus addressing Roman knights:

“We liberate slaves chiefly for the purpose of making out of them as many citizens as possible; we give our allies a share in the government that our numbers may increase; yet you, Romans of the original stock, including Quintii, Valerii, Iulli, are eager that your families and names at once shall perish with you.”

What to expect when nations go childless: Demographic Winter