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Why are large families ALWAYS dependent upon outside assistance to keep them socioeconomically


afloat as opposed to small families who are very socioeconomically self-sufficient? Typical large families are poor to impoverished socioeconomically. That means that in order to be socioeconomically viable, large families receive socioeconomic assistance, even are supported by their more affluent relatives, the government, and other charities. What makes parents have MORE children than they can support by themselves without outside assistance. This act is selfish and irresponsible.

 

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Best Answer Aldene Fredenburg (AMFredenburg) says

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21 months ago
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    Nadia Ribadu 21 months ago

    Cynically, the right needs more people who, because they are poor, are likelier as fodder for the prison industrial complex. Poverty is good business, except for the poor. They are also good for scapegoating, and the more of them, the better.


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    Sherry Hewins 3 days ago

    I know that GM will never acknowledge it, but there are a lot of really poor single moms out there with just one kid.

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 21 months ago

    The large families that I knew were impoverished and at best, very lower income. These families had to be assisted by others. They weren't self-sustaining families at all. The more affluent people in my community had to DONATE to SUCH FAMILIES.


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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 21 months ago

    Wealthy large families? Who are you kidding? Large families, for the most part, are socioeconomically poor to impoverished. Such families depend upon outside assistance to survive. They are on the societal periphery.


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    Nadia Ribadu 21 months ago

    How can you lump all "large families" into one category, and how do you know what ANYONE is "thinking"? Clearly, YOU aren't. This is not a thoughtful piece. It's chock full of generalizations and negative absolutes.