BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Baby decisions – adding to the world’s woes? An ‘educated’ choice! A lot of people in our world are not educated, and therefore, have very little choice. They believe in the ‘primitive science’ of fertility. Many people are only partially educated and at a very young age, they are subjected to the whims and wishes of others (media, the status-quo and the charlatanism of politicians and religious leaders, economics…, to name a few whims or wishes) in their lifestyle choices! Ref, ‘The Long Childhood’ J.Bronowski.