Lenin's vision was for the state (Communism) to replace the family as the provider of all things necessary for life and happiness. What Lenin did not foresee was his political policies leading to the eventual extinction of Russian civilization. Please let me explain.
Everything from our national security, economy, and future well-being depends on our ability to procreate.
Jerome Koch in the American Thinker column, "Where Have All the Children Gone? " states, "As Mark Steyn quipped, '...a people that won't multiply can't go forth or go anywhere. Those who do will shape the age we live in.'"
Jerome refers in his column, using multiple sources, to the Total Fertility Rates (TFR) measured in children per female across the globe. Jerome reports:
...[T]hat from a TFR of 4.78 in 1970, the global fertility rate fell to 2.56 in 2010. If one is to glance at individual nations, he will notice that some of the lowest rates are in Europe and the former USSR. Poland has a TFR of 1.26, Romania's is 1.20, and the Ukraine's is under 1.3. In Italy, Greece, Spain, France, the UK, Germany and Portugal the TFRs are below 1.5. Scandinavia as a whole fares a little better with TFR's just under 1.9 children per female. But, before these north European nations put themselves on their backs, it should be noted that Scandinavia has very large and fertile Islamic minority population. It is the immigrant populations that are reproducing, and not the hosts." [My emphasis]
Any culture whose TFR falls below 1.8 children per female cannot recover and will become extinct.
How does America fare in all of this? According to Jonathan:
"The fertility trends in the United States mirror global trends. Jonathan Last pointed out that our fertility rates have been falling ever since our Founding. From an average of over 7 children per female in the late 18th Century to a nadir of less than 2.1 during the Great Depression, it was only the period 1945-1965 did our TFR's actually increase. During the Baby Boom years the TFR reached a peak in 1960 (3.6 children per female). But by 1980 our TFR sank to 1.8 . It currently stands at just over 2.0 (2.06) thanks in large part to immigration (both legal and illegal)"
What is keeping America's fertility rate up are immigrants - both legal and illegal.
There are those in America who are continuously attacking the family, bent on redefining marriage and have established anti-family government programs. This has led to downward pressure on our national total fertility rate. All of these actions are done in the name of various causes such as: reducing unwanted pregnancies, delaying child bearing to further career goals and even promoting childlessness and promoting adoption as a better option.
Child bearing has become something distasteful to many women, an unwanted and painful experience to be avoided rather than embraced.
All of these programs, ideals and ideologies are doing one thing and one thing only - reducing America core TFR to the point of no return. The White Anglo-Saxon Protestant (WASP) population in America is headed for extinction and with it our economy, well-being and survival as a uniquely America culture.
This county is dying not because it is aging, it is dying because of infertility as public policy.