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Consumism replacing family

Tesa
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The end.
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It isn't just "consumerism", though.That implies selfishness on the part of the spouses.

Many couples, particularly the ones who work, simply can't afford to have children these days. Much of their wages (which they would in fact use to pay for their own children) are taken from them in ever-increasing taxes. to pay for the generational do-nothings on welfare and, of course their ah... "…More
It isn't just "consumerism", though.That implies selfishness on the part of the spouses.

Many couples, particularly the ones who work, simply can't afford to have children these days. Much of their wages (which they would in fact use to pay for their own children) are taken from them in ever-increasing taxes. to pay for the generational do-nothings on welfare and, of course their ah... "reproductive health care services" --with all that implies.
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Tesa
Our politics is the same as "enlightenment". They never had Children, Locke, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza nor Kant. Rousseau had children but gave them away.
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