Elon Musk warns: “Civilization is going to crumble” unless people have more children; wants people to have more babies
Just when you think you’ve had enough of Elon Musk in one day, the most loved billionaire on the Internet is back with another controversial statement that’s not going to sit well with climate alarmists.
Musk says “civilization is going to crumble” unless people have more children. “There are not enough people,” Musk told a Wall Street Journal event Monday. “I can’t emphasize this enough, there are not enough people,” he added.
The world’s richest person said low and rapidly declining birth rates are “one of the biggest risks to civilization.” Musk comments came after a growing number of, especially in western nations, are deciding not to have children, citing concerns such as climate change and inequality.
Musk added that too many “good, smart people” think there are too many people in the world and that the population is growing out of control.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 7, 2021
“It’s completely the opposite,” Musk said, urging people to look at the data. “If people don’t have more children, civilization is going to crumble. Mark my words.”
Musk was later asked if that was why had has so many children, the father of six said he’s trying to set a good example, adding that he has to practice what he preaches.
Meanwhile, American Principles Project quickly joined the conversation and seized the opportunity to promote its SafeTheFamily app. The group also asked if it might interest Musk to join its Big Family.
“We agree, Elon! And we’re fighting every day to make it easier for people to get married and have babies. Might we interest you in joining our Big Family?,” American Principles Project tweeted.
On its website, The American Principles Project stated: “If we’re going to take on Big Government, Big Business, and Big Tech — we’re gonna need a Big Family to organize and engage in politics. It’s that simple.”
According to the US Census, U.S. births declined during the pandemic. Another stats also showed that the current birth rate for the U.S. in 2021 is 12.001 births per 1000 people, a 0.09% increase from 2020. The birth rate for the U.S. in 2020 was 11.990 births per 1000 people, a 0.09% increase from 2019.