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Response to GliderGuider (Reply #22)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 04:27 PM

27. If no couple had more than two children

the world's population would decline. If we make the assumption that we're at the Earth's limit for humans (if we haven't already passed it) any couple that has more than two children is decreasing the quality of life for everyone. And, if we make the relatively safe assumption that everyone is entitled to an equal share of the world's resources, that makes it morally (and naturally) wrong to have more than two children.

You could with equal justification claim that theft is a "natural function".

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