Would the world be a better place?

If people had to get permits to have children?

(Please take this with a smile)

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    A skills and intelligence test and a psych evaluation, maybe. ;)

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  • 1 decade ago

    The answer is no. Did you know in China the law says you can only have one child. The end result, an extremely high rate in girls being aborted in China. Can you imagine if a permit was required to give birth. Well, if a permit is required, not only would the abortion rate shoot through the roof, but illegal underground adoption rings would sky rocket. And we haven't even talked about bribes for the permit and the legal loop holes to get around the permit.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Well, in my opinion, not necessarily. I think that many people could be born without consent and they could become great leaders, or very happy and successful people. And it was all for very little.

    It also could be a very good thing because many people have children that aren't even cared for, or just because. It would limit the number of lives made for no reason.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Not in the long run. In the short run it would be an excellent way of boosting the economy, cutting crime and cutting public spending. However in the long run it would probably discourage creativity and progress. We need a few genius deviants and that means that some weirdos need to have kids.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Better the other way around, "people have to have kids to get permits!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Definately.

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  • sosguy
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Perhaps the question should be: if they got married before having children.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Yes, with a smile. One day you will see this happening.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    NO-otherwise it would be a better place when you get married and get a license--wouldn't it???-but of course it's not----education from birth(not brainwashing) is the key to all our problems

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  • maamu
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Yes. Or possibly be required to take parenting classes and have to test for a license.

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