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I believe that, still young, some adolescents are considering the possibility of not having children, due to the American culture itself, in defending that TIME IS MONEY, in detriment of realizing the dream of motherhood, claiming that they do not intend to have children to SPEND their time and neither money on raising children.

On the other hand, there are other societies, especially those with a strong interference from religion, where having a child is perceived as a dream to be fulfilled, and the procreation and constitution of a family is almost a life... (read more)

What is effective altruism?

The world is currently experiencing a great pandemic, with a rate of contagion much higher than fatal, but with a drastic effect on the global economy and where, there be a marked increase in the level of poverty in countries of relative low development.

There will be substancial urgency in releasing resources to reduce the devastating effects on those who were already poor and lacking food.

In my understanding, it will be necessary for HOW to be rethought, WHERE carefully chosen (the most affected or those that have had the greatest grown in poverty) and wi... (read more)

The Drowning Child and the Expanding Circle

In the face of the global coronavirus calamity, where rich and poor counties were affected in dramatic way, probably is a good time to re-think new concepts of humanitarian aid, leaving the question of donating something or product and moving on to a greater sharing of wealth, scientific knowledge.