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This is worth a diary and you properly identified it as a rant, although it seems to antagonise.

At some point I have stated that governments should not encourage, nor subsidize having children, as Spain has just done, offering a €2500 check per new baby.  Apparently Germany is also embarking on the procreation craze and France has been for a long time.  This current vogue seems to be based on economic studies that say social security pensions must be shored up.  Not very farsighted, or creative.

Reproduction exists naturally regardless of policy and governments should be creating awareness campaigns about misuse of resources and climate change.  

How about adding your views in a diary update?

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Sun Dec 16th, 2007 at 12:11:41 PM EST

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