Falling birthrates, eugenics, and infertility in fiction; and how it reflects reality.

Caroline Egan
11 min readNov 10, 2021
Photo by Craig Pattenaude on Unsplash

‘As the sound of the playgrounds faded, the despair set in. Very odd, what happens in a world without children’s voices’ — Miriam, Children of Men

The notion of propagation of the human race is not only about creating a future; it is about creating a legacy to make our existence appear less futile. Dystopian futures…

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Caroline Egan

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