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Gilder: Mouths, Not Minds

“Pervading the media, the churches, the schools, the universities – persisting even in the 1980s at Harvard – in a fervor of antinatalist faith, the belief arose that growth was a problem, rather than the solution. 32 more words

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Gilder: Precious Natural Resources

“Couples who choose to go without children in the name of sexual pleasure or in the fear of resource scarcity reveal an incomprehension of the nature of the human predicament. 53 more words

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Gilder: They Achieve It

“In his vaunted freedom and sexual power, the young single man may dream of glory. But it is overwhelmingly the married men who achieve it in the modern world. 21 more words

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Gilder: Humanists

“Among the more advanced social scientists, however, there are two phenomena even more detested than capitalism. One is sex, to the extent that it depends on fundamental differences between the sexes; the other is religion, particularly if it implies a belief in a realm beyond the reach of social scientists, even those who use up-to-date techniques of national probability sample research. 156 more words

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Gilder: So Abjectly Retarded

“There is, in fact, only one fully documented case surviving in the modern world of a tribe so abjectly retarded, or so mystically impervious to its own nature, that it simultaneously rejects and tries to abolish all three of these human characteristics – sex roles, religions, and property rights. 25 more words

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Gilder: All the Crucial Factors Elude Him

“… marital status, personality, religious beliefs, morality, and motivation are incomparably more important than race, ethnic origin, or even short-term income in defining the prospects or social contributions of a person. 26 more words

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Gilder: The Error of Sexual Liberals

“Sexual liberalism is the cause, not the solution, of the problem in the West. But the error of liberals comes not only in their fantasies of flight from work and children – not only in their illusion that full-time work and child care have declined in importance to modern society. 62 more words

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