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 Jo van
Joined: 5/23/2009
Msg: 2
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Well obviously I can only speak for myself, but I think I had children for selfish reasons!
It was just something I wanted to experience in my life.
But I've never really been materialistic, even when I was minted!
I think experiences are more valuable than possessions.
And although I suppose holidays are a type of experience, they don't really compare to having children..
So I disagree with the rabbit.
 Bassbob47
Joined: 3/2/2009
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People are too selfish to become parents....
Posted: 11/6/2009 8:57:56 AM
ive never wanted kids, that maybe selfish but thats the way it is, personally i think there are far to many kids about.
 Marmite baby
Joined: 5/19/2007
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People are too selfish to become parents....
Posted: 11/8/2009 5:04:24 AM
This sounds like total twaddle and who really has children for patriotic reasons anyway? The one child rule in China comes to mind. Whether or not to have children is down to personal choice but seems odd to hear someone encourage birth rate.
I just wonder what he hopes to achieve with that kind of statement and find it difficult to believe that consumerism would win over such a primal need.
You need to be able to support children financially but I just don't believe that people could have the warped priorities you describe. Perhaps its just as well they're not parents.
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