Worthy article pointing out the truth. Children are not the problem.

Stephen Phelan writing for First Things:

A PARADIGM SHIFT IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PEOPLE ARE NOT THE PROBLEM

http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2014/09/paradigm-shift-in-international-development

I remember long ago, there were people asking, “Why is a village considered more prosperous if a goat is born, but less prosperous if a child is born?”

Property rights. If the government of a place will guard and ensure the rights and freedoms of its citizens, in their persons and in their property, then each tries to better his own lot by industry and trade and voluntary cooperation.

Sure, the relationships are complex, but the requirements are simple. Security in person and property, the rest takes care of itself.

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