Sheridan at the Enjoy Birth blog wrote a wonderful post, starting with:
Imagine the year is 2035. People rarely cook at home anymore for a few different reasons. They have gotten too busy and because of subsidies from the food industry eating at a restaurant is less expensive. They actually pay more out of pocket to eat at home. Many people look back and remember, “People actually prepared meals AT HOME! It is amazing that they were willing to go through all that time and energy and that so many survived.”
It is an excellent analogy to the current “birth wars” that Jennifer Block wrote about here, discussing home birth versus hospital birth.
Both articles are must-reads!