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Can the one child policy solve poverty by making the poor extinct?

Continued existence of families living below the poverty line depend on the eligibility of their bachelorette or bachelor. Since Economic status is a great determinant of eligibility, there is a higher likelihood that those in the bottom of the socio economic pyramid will lose out. Union of families fostering single children also means that all resources will be funneled meaning greater Economic wealth. Single child system also means that those who cannot afford to marry and take care of his or her parents would ultimately have to choose between the two, which means increased incidences for self determined lineage extinction. Another imbalance to consider is the gender disproportion towards men, meaning reproductive opportunities would be limited to those who are able.


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  • Mar 21 2013: Write whatever you think, but before you post it, go back and try to find all the weaknesses you can, before others do. You might anger others by not considering who and how your words might find.

    My apologies, oppression that you obviously never knew, is all some of us have lived.
    • Mar 21 2013: There was a time when I too felt oppressed, sometimes a change of scenery will do wonders. Move physically and mentally to a place where you feel like you can feel productive. Imagine life as a one time thing, and opportunities are one off things.
      • Mar 21 2013: Thanks Ronald

        The more a person understands, the more sorrow must increase and unless one has enough money to walk away, doing as you suggest is going to be different for each, dontcha think?
        • Mar 22 2013: Different by experince yes, but the framework shouldn't be too different. Google pmargins if it interest you.

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