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Climate crisis: I used to mull when to have
children. Now I ask if I should I have them.

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 12/22/2020 1:51:05 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about whether public health agencies should advise women to postpone pregnancy because of potential virus-related risks. Not surprisingly, there are multiple ethical considerations to such recommendations, with reproduction ultimately being a very personal and private decision. One important factor is the control many women (although admittedly not all) are able to exercise in choosing their risk exposure to the coronavirus. That is a stark contrast to the risks associated with the climate crisis, where the very air women breathe and the heat waves they are exposed to increase pregnancy-related complications. A recent study reveals

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If you look upon a child as a 'carbon footprint', then by all means, get your tubes tied.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator 12/22/2020 1:54:37 PM (No. 639010)
Neelu is too stupid to reproduce. My advice: Don't
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/22/2020 1:56:49 PM (No. 639013)
Do us all a favor DOCTOR. Recent medical studies by clinical researcher indicate that offspring raised by idiots tend to become morons. I vote you don't have any.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ribicon 12/22/2020 1:57:10 PM (No. 639014)
"A recent study reveals that roughly 25% of childless adults consider climate change in their decision not to have children." Of these, probably 95% of them are white women. White people already are a very small fraction of the world's population, but they must be eliminated so we may have Diversity.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Johnny of Marin 12/22/2020 1:57:12 PM (No. 639015)
If you're still not sure, then maybe you just don't want children. It's not a crime. Having children is a full time, long time commitment.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: SALady 12/22/2020 2:01:24 PM (No. 639017)
Let see, the death rate for babies from Coronavirus is less than 0.01%. So, sure, use the virus as an excuse. If you don't want to have a baby, just be honest and don't have one. Stop trying to make yourself into some sort of "hero". My husband and I had 3 children. I wish I could have had a couple more. They have been an incredible blessing, and they are all doing good things with their lives. I guess it's all in your perspective!!!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: NancyD 12/22/2020 2:08:50 PM (No. 639029)
If you are questioning whether to have a child or not due to the "climate", do the kid a favor and abstain. Unbelievable. The more libs not wanting children, THE BETTER.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird 12/22/2020 2:11:39 PM (No. 639034)
I recommend that she skip it.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 12/22/2020 2:24:57 PM (No. 639047)
I'll save her the mulling. Don't have children.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Clinger 12/22/2020 2:38:31 PM (No. 639056)
If you have taken the climate change fraud seriously or provided a Nigerian prince your bank account information it would be best if you get yourself neutered and not risk passing on the stupid gene.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: curious1 12/22/2020 2:56:35 PM (No. 639093)
If you're that gullible, ignorant and stupid, then, no, don't have kids and the gene pool will definitely be improved by that minuscule amount.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jimincalif 12/22/2020 3:07:59 PM (No. 639098)
Maybe if we combine the "Roe Effect" with a "Climate Change Effect", us normals will eventually outbreed the crazy leftists. But then we need to keep our offspring away from the brainwashing in government schools.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: franq 12/22/2020 3:11:29 PM (No. 639100)
The McPaper. I suggest the good doctor not breed. Your child would feel sorry for existing and no one deserves that.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 12/22/2020 3:28:59 PM (No. 639114)
I hope that ALL these leftist lunatics don't have a single child. THAT would make the world a better place. One niece has four beautiful children, and I have told them that we will subsidize all their education costs, so don't let that limit your choice as to how many children to have. Another very strong Catholic friend has six kids. Bless them, they are our future,if we can keep them away from the government schools.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Edgelady 12/22/2020 3:37:20 PM (No. 639122)
If the grammar in the headline is any indication, I’d vote no.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: nina584 12/22/2020 3:38:29 PM (No. 639127)
Agree. Stupid people should not procreate.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 12/22/2020 3:44:04 PM (No. 639137)
OK everybody, back to the climate crisis!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Faithfully 12/22/2020 3:44:33 PM (No. 639138)
No. We need people with brains an bravery who can adapt and survive as has been our Euro-centric way.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Rather Read 12/22/2020 4:02:50 PM (No. 639165)
I hope you enjoy your old age with no one to love you. Such a cold, cold heart you have.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Venturer 12/22/2020 4:27:03 PM (No. 639191)
The Covid should have nothing to do with a decision to have a child. I worry more about the world people will bring their children in to. The Government war against white people and religion is a much more important problem than a Virus that will be gone soon.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: kono 12/22/2020 5:02:37 PM (No. 639217)
"Like" O.P.'s comment. (Sorry for wasting a reply for that; but the standard way isn't an option. hint hint... please)
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Reply 21 - Posted by: anonymous 12/22/2020 5:12:03 PM (No. 639224)
The quality of USA Today is not the best these days. With the advance of better quality internet news sites, what were once reasonable newspapers have turned to scare-mongering for sales. If the climate crisis is so existential, why haven't sea levels risen in the way they were predicted to rise? Perhaps there's too much "mulling" on the part of some people these days.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DARling 12/22/2020 5:43:11 PM (No. 639239)
Prosperous, intelligent people should have children. Do they think the children of generational welfare will be the ones to solve all of the world's problems?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: BarryNo 12/22/2020 5:57:40 PM (No. 639252)
You shouldn't. Not because there is anything wrong with the climate, but because you're obviously a silly ass and a danger to your future children. Better not take chances.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: MissMann 12/22/2020 11:50:31 PM (No. 639527)
NO!!!! Please, please don't have children!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 12/23/2020 2:05:31 AM (No. 639560)
Don't fret so much. While you were thinking about it, thousands of illegals were dropping anchor babies.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 12/23/2020 8:06:27 AM (No. 639674)
Don't Neelu, it's for the chirrin.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: udanja99 12/23/2020 8:47:26 AM (No. 639709)
Definitely don’t. Meanwhile, I am joyously awaiting the birth of my second grandchild.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Laotzu 12/23/2020 9:10:57 AM (No. 639726)
Rationalization >< reason. Quit wasting this Man's time with your Church of the Egocentric Self confessions.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: MickTurn 12/23/2020 9:57:12 AM (No. 639781)
I doubt this idiot knows how to begat...
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Reply 30 - Posted by: swarfer 12/28/2020 10:25:31 AM (No. 643269)
Every person born will die regardless. Technology will ultimately save no one. A moment of life is greater than death. I don't think I would want to have Dr. Tummala making life and decisions for me when I'm old. Linking a reproductive decision to climate change also makes no sense. Climate change has been killing people for millions of years and will continue to do so because we cannot control the sun which is 95% responsible. It's amazing how technically educated people can be so ignorant of basic science outside their field. Poorly educated people are misled, well educated people are brainwashed. I pity Dr. Tummala and all modem liberally educated women who find reasons not to be mothers. As I jog through the park and see a family with two, three or four kids, I smile and admire them. They are the richest, most blessed people in the world. When I pass well healed childless couples, I thank God I'm not them.
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