Who’s supplying the future of the human race?
Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Modern birth control has given people unprecedented abilities to control their fertility. The decision not to have children is one that a lot of modern Americans are making. What does this mean for the future of our politics and culture, and for the long-term composition of the gene pool? We'll speak with a social critic and an evolutionary biologist to find out.
- Christopher Wills . Professor of biological sciences at UCSD. He is co-author of The Spark of Life.
- Phillip Longman . Senior fellow at the New America Foundation. He's author of a book called The Empty Cradle.
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