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.