On begetting a son

Begetting is baked into our nature. It is part of the goodness of the created order: to procreate is to partake in the blessing of God (Gen. 1:28).

Generations

Older people continue to run things. Look at the two main Democratic Presidential candidates in the US. For all the struggles to get younger people into positions of leadership and decision-making, some institutions remain inherently age-weighted, and will stay that way.