Tag: China One Child Policy

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The documentary One Child Nation, available on Amazon, makes it clear that death was the logical and very common result of China’s one-child policy, which was in effect from 1979 until 2015. According to the film, the one-child-policy kept 338 million people from joining China’s population. Since 2015, by the immense generosity of the Communist Party of […]

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was the title of a campy sci-fi/horror film of the the 1960s. Of course, Mars is a frozen, airless rock spinning in infinity and needs nothing. China, on the other hand is a nation on Earth. In 1979, the Chinese Government adopted a policy of allowing, subject to certain exemptions, each family to have only […]

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Unsustainability Is a Progressive Delusion

 

shutterstock_175767308China’s oppressive one-child policy has at long last been repealed. Sadly, it was replaced with an only slightly less oppressive two-child policy. Hopes that China’s leaders have finally realized the blatantly evil nature of such decrees are, of course, wishful thinking. The demographic disaster that such bureaucratic meddling has caused was the motivating factor for the policy change.

Likewise, hopes that the American intelligentsia might pass such a basic test in recognizing good and evil are nothing but a pipe dream. Sarah Conly, Professor of Philosophy at Bowdoin College, has provided us with a prime example in the Boston Globe, replete with references to every liberal’s favorite buzzword “unsustainable.”

The change is being applauded around the world, but it raises the question: Is this really a good thing?