Looking for a few good women

I went to a college with a much higher ratio of women to men. This was by choice. All the schools that I considered had a higher percentage of women in attendance. Something about that made me feel safer, and since I was dating my eventual husband at the time, I was quite happy with the breakdown....more

It's Adoption Month:Time to Rethink It As Last Option

Recently in the Wall Street Journal there were some stats on what people think about us reaching the 7 billion person mark. In its sentiment tracker section, it had a "computational analysis of the conversation on social networks" about hitting 7 billion....more

I’m An Environmentalist and I’m Not Having Kids

It would be easy for me to feel self-righteous about my decision not to breed. According to many thinkers, population is the number one factor driving such problems as global climate change, pollution, and hunger. And children born and raised in affluent nations have a significantly higher impact on the planet than those born to more modest means. As one of my blogger friends put it, population “relates to everything – including the amount of plastic crap circulating in the ocean.” ...more

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White Americans' majority role to end by mid-century

WASHINGTON – The estimated time when whites will no longer make up the majority of Americans has been pushed back eight years — to 2050 — because the recession and stricter immigration policies have slowed the flow of foreigners into the U.S....more

Quiverful - Is this Practical?

My jaw dropped to see the recent development on Duggar's family. They are welcoming their 18Th (No, there is nothing wrong with your eye, I really wrote 18Th ) child. ...more
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