Peter M Howard ::

In Defense of Having Children

11Aug2010 [links]


Having a child isn’t a panacea, or a means to an end, or even an end itself—it’s more a gateway to fuller participation in humanity.


What these baby-struck parents are really gazing at in wonderment is the capacity of the human race to grow and evolve—all playing out right there in their living rooms.

I'm almost convinced.

In Defense of Having Children at The Awl, which is turning out better and better material every week.