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Should we put a cap on how many children per family is allowed?


This could be decided by earnings, or perhaps religion political views maybe.

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Lisa Vollrath (lisavollrath) says

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    Paula (oceansnsunsets) 2 years ago

    I think you are on to something there, re: people lowering the birth rate on their own. Familes are having less. Many are opting to no kids at all, or one or two if any. Ive heard teens talk about with this crazy world, why have kids at all?

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Chris Mills (cam8510) says

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    Chris Mills (cam8510) 2 years ago

    Correction to the above comment regarding China: It is estimated that this resulted in 200,000 fewer births between 1979 and 2009. It should read 200 million.


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Greg Schweizer (gregas) says

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    AlexK2009 2 years ago

    In a country with no social security system a large family is your social security.


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Yoleen Lucas (Say Yes To Life) says

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Hannah Moskowitz (Hannah Elise) says

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    Greg Schweizer (gregas) 2 years ago

    Actually, none of those reasons. It is really depending on what the world is going to support in the future and if we the people don't start thinking about that someday soon, our future children will suffer. It might be in the distant future, but it


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    Greg Schweizer (gregas) 2 years ago

    "Old" Empresario, you haven't been around very long. There are many families with 5 and more kids, some with as many as 10 and 12 and one in the news a year or so ago that had just had their 18th. There are more of those than you might think. Greg


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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 2 years ago

    I find it abusive/selfish if you ask me. Yes, policies re: family planning should be implemented on such people!

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Salty Tanned says

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    Chris Mills (cam8510) 2 years ago

    Good point. Wish I had thought of that approach before i wrote my dissertation above.

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Paula (oceansnsunsets) says

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    Greg Schweizer (gregas) 2 years ago

    If people don't control themselves now, or at least in the near future, there will come a time when some kind of control will have to be implemented. Not in our lifetime, and probably not even in the lifetime of our grandchildren, but somewhere down


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Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) says

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    Paula (oceansnsunsets) 2 years ago

    Good points, hard to rebut. Acres and acres of empty land, we are not even close to becoming overpopulated on the planet. Its just an idea that is tossed about a lot, without a lot of thought to the morality of it. It leads to dangerous places.


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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 2 years ago

    Hogwash, only children are happy. They also have MORE educational & cultural opportunities than those w/siblings. Only children are the ones must likely to pursue tertiary & higher levels of education. 1-child families have the LOWEST stres


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