June 9, 2014

THEY LACK FAITH IN THE FUTURE: Urged To Multiply, Iranian Couples Are Dubious. “Iran’s leaders have taken notice. Worried about a steep decline in fertility rates that experts are predicting could reduce population growth to zero within 20 years, Tehran has started a broad initiative to persuade Iranian families to have more children.”

The one thing that might work — freedom and a booming economy — is unthinkable. Insufficient opportunities for graft.