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Book Title: Enough of Us: Why We Should Think Twice Before Making Children|
The author of the book: Cheryl Levinson
The size of the: 18.56 MB
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Date of issue: July 27th 2013
ISBN 13: 9781475967845
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Couples without children continue to be viewed as strange, and too often they're only just tolerated. But Cheryl and Ellis Levinson, a married couple who have lived childfree for twenty-nine years, don't just defend those who refrain from having children-they celebrate them.
They also argue that society doesn't treat childfree couples fairly and that many couples with children are putting the world at risk. Overpopulation poses real dangers, including an increased threat of climate change, accelerated animal and plant extinctions, and the wholesale destruction of rainforests and other habitats.
The Levinsons explore the increasingly common choice to remain childfree and challenge the ethics of those who choose to procreate. They consider a host of issues, including
liabilities facing children;
motivations to have children;
lack of parental preparation;
nature versus nurture; and
Despite the dangers of overpopulation, many people continue to have children without thinking through the consequences. It's time to take a larger view and consider whether or not there are Enough of Us.
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Read information about the authorCheryl Smith Levinson is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She practiced psychotherapy for twenty-five years, working with families dealing with severe emotional issues. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from UCLA and a master’s degree in social science from Azusa Pacific College.
Ellis Levinson is The Consumer Guy®. He has been an award-winning television investigative and consumer reporter, consumer advocate, comedian, actor, and former school teacher in the New York City public high school system. He writes a blog at Consumerguy.com and holds two degrees in political science, a BA from New York University, and an MA from New School University.
The authors have been married and childfree for twenty-eight years, and they both blog at www.Enoughof.Us.