Thursday, April 14, 2011

Fertility is not a curse

Blogging is a bit more challenging this week, as I am away at a conference. However, I must recommend reading this article about the Holy See's challenge to the United Nations regarding the treatment of fertility.

To start:
Unfortunately many discussions in the present day continue to be led by a false notion that, in the context of population growth, the very act of giving life is something to be feared rather than affirmed. Such thinking is based on a radical individualism which sees human reproduction as a commodity that must be regulated and improved in order to encourage greater market efficiency and development. How can such a view be consistent with the objectives of the United Nations? Put most candidly, it cannot.

Read it all here.

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