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Why are families of 2 or more children prized in American society and culture while childfree


and 1 child families are seen as weird and odd, even denigrated and vilified by our society and culture?

 

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Billie Kelpin says

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 22 months ago

    What you have said is true.However w/better education, people are opting for small families because children receive premium parental care & attention in addition to having myriad advantages It is the uneducated who have large families.


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Nicole Pellegrini (sockii) says

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    Billie Kelpin 22 months ago

    Nicole, one hopeful sign I've noticed from working with young college students who have been sheltered from the world while being home schooled: When they finally study subjects that open up their minds to philosophy and sociology - Look Out!

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    LoisRyan13903 22 months ago

    I came from a large family of 10 but it wasn't because of religious reason it was because my mom loved children