Children: To Have or Have Not?

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The Case Against Having Children

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Parents & child; with cheese

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Is it really right to bring children into this world? Wouldn't it just be better for everyone if we didn't have kids?

In a recent NYTimes blog posting entitled "Should This Be the Last Generation?", Peter Singer posits that we shouldn't give birth, for the sake of our unborn children - and for humanity.

With the state of the world as it is, with global calamity and resource shortage, and the chance of our children enjoying happy lives appearing quite slim, this argument seems to make a lot of sense. Our offspring would seem doomed to a quite miserable existence, of our own making.… Continues …

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