I find it fascinating that this discussion makes no mention of the environmental implications of…
Tom Dietz

It’s really weird how so many of my friends who are constantly concerned about the environment and supposedly those in developing nations just spit out kid after kid. I absolutely cannot fathom it. There’s a phrase for it. Armchair liberal. I can be armchairy in my own way, it’s true, and I have so many extensive reasons why I don’t want kids. But let’s face it. It’s a very egocentric proposition to create your own offspring rather than help out kids around the globe that desperately need the help. And people are often more concerned with making their kid as smart and as successful as possible than raising someone who’s going to give back...especially Gen Y, as yuppies are back in style. I agree. Adopt, foster. It’s on my radar for the future.

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