The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Sunday, September 8, 2019

The Politics of Procreation - Quillette

Throughout most of history, starting a family was a task that most people either aspired to or dutifully performed. Today, that is increasingly not the case—not only in Europe, Japan, Australia, or North America, but in the world’s most economically dynamic region, East Asia. The trend towards post-familialism, a society in which the family and marriage are no longer central to society, will reshape our politics, economy, and society in the decades ahead.


Fortunately, most of us will only have to witness the beginning of it.

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Fortunately, people who do not procreate do not pass their defective genes onto future generations.
We can take some comfort in that.

Posted by: Stu Buchalter | Sep 9, 2019 6:51:40 AM