February 2008

All You Need is Hate – Stanley Fish

Hate Springs Eternal – Krugman

Of course, there’s nothing freakish or remarkable about how so many twins came to crowd the preschools of New York City. Older mothers are more prone to throwing off two eggs at once, but they’re also more likely to have trouble conceiving, and opting for in vitro fertilization. The number of twins nationwide has increased by 65 percent in the past two decades.

Like every age of plenitude, for better or for worse, this era of multiples will probably come to an end.

Read more:  For an Era of Twins, the End May Be Near – New York Times