Behavior: Down with Kids

"None is fun." That is the slogan of the National Organization for Non-Parents (NON), a new association formed to promote "childfree" marriage and make non-parenthood "not just a word but an option." The nonparents' group is still small—only 400—but it hopes to grow. All of the members, even the parents among them, are committed to childlessness as a way of creating "social space." That means "a combination of time, money and energy" that can be used to conserve planetary resources, beat the high cost of living and free husbands and wives for political...

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