Progressives are told they might be allowed to have children after all

Beginning in 1968, with Paul Ehrlich's The Population Bomb, American Democrats and progressives have been on a mission to decrease the human population.  The whole notion of anthropogenic climate change added another layer to their urgent desire to remove humankind from the Earth.  Now, however, a new directive is coming down from on high (actually, from Vox): it's okay to have children; just don't go overboard. Ehrlich's book was Malthusian in nature.  Writing at the end of the 18th century, Thomas Malthus noted that more food meant more people, but more people meant there would ultimately be less food to go around because people would use abundance to reproduce rather than to improve the quality of life.  According to Ehrlich, in the late 20th century, the world would see Malthus's prediction play out, as the Earth's resources would be unable to sustain the burgeoning human population.  Neither...(Read Full Post)
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