Stop. Stop right now. Don’t try to convince yourself that these people are some sort of outlier. This view of life and of motherhood is increasingly prevalent. How else do you explain the slow-motion demographic suicide occurring in the West?
What am I talking about? Rutgers University Professor Helen Fisher, of the Center for Human Evolution Studies has written for Oprah Magazine and today was on the Joy Behar show talking about women making the choice to be childless. She described having lots of children as littering. But truly that barely rises to the surface as the most offensive thing in this panel discussion from hell.