Wednesday, 19 December 2007

anti-natalism

"Anti-natalism" [the belief that having children is evil] appears to be spreading from the fringes of the Green movement to the medical establishment. A Professor Walters from Western Australia has written an article in the Australian Medical Journal espousing financial penalties for parents who have more than two children. Is there a better indicator of a society's spiritual sickness than the spread of "anti-natalism", I wonder? Thankfully, the professor's idea is likely to get a cool reception in the mainstream...for now.

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