Demography and the male versus female power balance
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1 Demography and the male versus female power balance.

1. When the men hold all the rights and privileges in the society, and the women have few, or none rights, the demography is strong, or rather - explosive. About all the hardships of the child bearing and even child rearing falls on the women's shoulders(and other parts :)), and they have virtually no say in the matter - and almost no other obligations (men do provide the income). It is shown, on the example of medieval Europe and medieval China, that the demography in this case tends to be cyclic. The population explodes, till the space and food became scarce (it may take a couple of centuries, or more) - and then, hunger, plagues, wars and peasant's revolts do take care of the population excess - in the most brutal way. Here comes the price of the excessive oppression of the women. The "expansion" phase of this cycle is connected with the high price on the labor, relatively to the food prices. The "down" phase starts with the rapid growth of the food prices, relatively to the labor prices, which forces the pheasants off their land (they have to sell it) and into the cities, or into revolt. When there isn't enough labor force left to tend the available land, the tendencies reverse and the cycle is completed.

2. When the men have all the rights and privileges in the society, but the women do have a lot of rights and privileges of their own, there comes some kind of the demographic balance in the society. The population grows slowly and the period of the demographic cycle extends to near infinity. This state of affairs was first researched by T. Maltus. Who didn't believe in the ability of the technology progress to provide sufficient increase of food for the growing population. However, this problem may be easily solved in the first world, at least. All too easily, alas...

3. When the women hold all the rights and privileges in the society, and the men loose the hope and energy needed to guard whatever rights left to them, here comes the negative demography. On this stage, the child bearing and the child rearing is the least of the modern women's concerns. They do see it as the useless handicap, something that bars them from taking over the society from the defeated men. They have no reason at all to give birth to more, then one child - at the very best - and all the rights not to do so against their best interests. Here comes the price of the oppression of the men. The the guilty party (ethnic group) will loose its vitality, grow old (on average) and, finally, die.

Now, the first two stages of the male to female power shift are very well researched. But as you try to find any article on the demography consequences of the male discrimination in the modern society - nothing! All the first world suffers the negative demography - but nobody researches it! And we are speaking about the problem, that may well finish our civilization, as we know it - in this very century. We are speaking of the problem, that may well lie in the very roots of the current "Cold World War III" (its the principal weakness, that would be exploited by every internal, or external enemy) - and nobody seems to care... Look at the posters, that are the exact copies of the ones, that were used by slavers and racists in USA, Africa and all over the world - with the black figures of the outcasts replaced by the male ones - you do see them in your paper and in the streets - and you do take it for granted!

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