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Mark Gilbert

Achtung, Germany Needs Babies

The economy could sputter if today's workers don't create tomorrow's workers.
Work longer. Or have more kids. Your choice.

Work longer. Or have more kids. Your choice.

Photographer: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

Germany is the 11th most sexually satisfied country in the world, beating the U.S. and China but lagging world leader Switzerland, according to a recent survey by prophylactic maker Durex. Unfortunately, bedroom bliss hasn't been translating into the production of tiny new Teutons. And if that doesn't change, Germans, sexually satisfied or not, will be jeopardizing their country's economic future.

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