Self-Burdening

Whoever acts in such a way that progeny come to exist thereby imposes him- or herself on these progeny as a burden.  In the normal course of things ageing parents become a more or less onerous burden upon their children – and this remains indeed the normal course of things, regardless of how willing or unwilling these children prove to be to actually take this burden actively upon themselves.

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