Control Freaks by Joseph A. D’Agostino

Control Freaks

Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population
by Matthew Connelly
The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008
(521 pages, $35.00, hardcover)

reviewed by Joseph A. D’Agostino

The eighth of eight children in a Catholic family, Matthew Connelly grew up in a time when the elite opinion frantically pushed population control as essential for the salvation of mankind, and he admits in Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population that he may have taken it personally.

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