Posted on October 1, by Scott Alexander I. Trump has earned a reputation as an isolationist by criticizing the Iraq War. You talk about things that have happened in history; this could be one of the worst.
Most of the historical data is hidden away in PDFs of these monthly reports, so I had the pleasure of scraping data from scans of dozens of CDC reports that were published 30 years before I was even born. To provide a more visual view of the data set, I charted the per capita marriage and divorce rates below, with a few annotations to denote major historical events.
Similarly, after the conclusion of WWI and WWIIthose same young men and women coming back from the war seemed eager to elope and start a new life after spending years experiencing the destructive nature of war. Interestingly, the only notable spike in divorce rates in the past years also followed the conclusion of WWII, likely due to many of the pre-WWII marriages coming to an abrupt end once the romance of wartime marriage wore off.
It seems when Americans fall on hard times, marriage is one of the first things to take the back seat. One particularly confusing aspect of this data set was the fact that the post-war era in the s and s seemed to experience a significant drop in marriage rates, despite the fact that the s and s were known as a time of nearly-universal marriage in the U.
To provide a clearer view of the s and s, I plotted the raw counts for marriages and divorces below. Click here for the interactive version of the raw counts chart With the raw counts in hand, the explanation for the drop in per capita marriage rates becomes abundantly clear: Once the Baby Boomers came of age in the s, marriage rates returned to pre-WWII levels — barring a slight drop in marriages during the dramatic conclusion of the Vietnam War Looking to more recent history, there has been a steady decline in marriage rates and consequently, divorce rates since the s, with no sign of slowing down.
In fact, when taking population into account, marriage rates in the U. If you think you know why marriage rates have been declining in the U.I.
Some of the best pushback I got on my election post yesterday was from people who thought Trump was a safer choice than Clinton because of the former’s isolationism and the latter’s interventionism.
Since I glossed over that point yesterday, I want to explain why I don’t agree.
Trump has earned a reputation as an isolationist by criticizing the Iraq War. In it got an unexpected Darker and Edgier spinoff, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior. It was poorly received by the fanbase because it coincided with budget .
Anecdote: There’s this really neat bit in the Feynman lectures where he notices that the ratio between the gravitational and electric forces in an atom is on the order of 10^37, and wonders how a number so large could happen in nature.
Top 5 Factors That Lead To Divorce Posted February 14, in Divorce by Staff Editor This is a guest blog post from Bari Z. Weinberger, a Parsippany, New Jersey divorce and family law attorney.
amazingg Well now this is depressing! I agree that women have outlandishly unrealistic expectations for love and relationships.
Blame movies, Disney fairy tales, whatever you want but the fact remains that when your expectations don’t line up with reality, severe disappointment is the result.
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