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Thursday, February 22, 2018

American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want

The Mathematical Innovations of Father Antonio Spadaro

Fr. George W. Rutler

Nearly fifty years go, my parish secretary, who was elderly even then, kept the parish accounts using an abacus. I gave her the latest kind of electric adding machine, which she used dutifully, but I noticed that she then checked the results with her abacus, an instrument that has been reliable since long before the […]

The New York Times Reacts to Falling Fertility Rates

John M. Grondelski

A recent article in The New York Times on America’s declining fertility rates—“American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want” (I note the article’s title appears to have changed)—was as concerning and risible as the news they reported. The concerning part was its statistical confirmation of a trend bedeviling (not just) the Western world: […]

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