As a society, we find ourselves at an odd juncture. The epic changes in family, career and gender roles over the last 50 years have hit a few speed bumps.
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“Actions follow being,” wrote Aristotle twenty-three centuries ago. “Today … we see a form of selfishness. We see that some people do not want to have a child. Sometimes they have one, and that’s it, but they have dogs and cats that take the place of children. This may make people laugh but it isContinue reading “Kids.”
Life Expectancy Plunges
“Life expectancy suffers biggest postwar fall” — Covid prompts drop in 29 developed countries, with US men losing two years (September 27, 2021 Financial Times, page4) If you catch yourself wondering why I get paid the really big bucks, it’s because I find little bits of actionable intel in hard-to-find places, like the International Journal of Epidemiology.Continue reading “Life Expectancy Plunges”