"Back then, Whitehead's essay was heretical. Today, it's conventional wisdom."
It's not "conventional wisdom" if you are not allowed to mention it in public. Ann Coulter just wrote an article about NYC subway posters that point out the damage done to children by having unwed mothers and the liberal backlash it unleashed.
Marriage will continue to disintegrate as long as the culture says it's not important.
Dan Quayle was right.