With Father’s Day around the corner, it is more than fitting to post this good article on fatherhood.
Laura Kennedy (NewYorkTimes reporter) asks why the time of a childless man should be “less valuable than that of his colleague, who had chosen to have children?’
I’ll tell you why – because bringing up the next generation is a moral good. The time of a man who has chosen to have children, and to provide for and protect his wife and children, is (in general) more valuable than that of a man who has chosen not to have children.
We are told: “It speaks to a presumption that seems to run deep within us – that the time of parents is more valuable than that of the childless.”
That presumption exists for a reason, namely that, more often than not, the time of parents is more valuable than that of the childless.
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