69 million page views

Disappointing Russia

Reader comment on item: Predicting a Majority-Muslim Russia

Submitted by Mark (United Arab Emirates), Mar 17, 2006 at 13:30

The world is straining under the assault that we humans have made on it.
Eastern Europe and Russia in particular have in recent years shown a glimmer of hope with declining populations.

But of course, there is one population that seems to grow wherever it is. That of muslims. They have more children than agnostic or Christian folk. No doubt due to some quranic endorsement of childbearing..

Hopefully the light of reason will shine into the darkened corners of relgious dogma and help Russia and every nation for that matter to come to grips Earth's problems. The bone of contention I have with Islam and other religions on this point is the complacency that is engendered by teachings of God intervening on behalf of man. It creates an environment where it is Ok to polute, stress resources, overpopulate etc because God will fix it..

yeah well what if he doesn't?
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Disappointing Russia by Mark

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)