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Old Posted Jul 2, 2008, 8:34 PM
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^There is a way to prevent population decline: have more babies! I know, simplistic thing to say, but still very true. The trick is getting a society where it is a good thing for the prospective parents to have kids (and more than one). How? I have no ready solution, but free/cheap daycare for the kids is a must if both parents are to be part of the workforce. Affordable/free healthcare is also a big thing. If having a kid will make you poor, you're less likely to have kids.

Nexus6 - If you haven't already, see the movie Idiocracy. It describes that problem well, and in a really funny way.
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