Tuesday, April 21, 2009

First things

From First Things, an argument that demographics is behind the current economic crisis:
The declining demographics of the traditional American family raise a dismal possibility: Perhaps the world is poorer now because the present generation did not bother to rear a new generation. All else is bookkeeping and ultimately trivial.

Our children are our wealth. Too few of them are seated around America’s common table, and it is their absence that makes us poor.
Tigerhawk reveals that the new associate editor of First Things is Spengler for the Asia Times.

Update: The full story is here.

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