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Non-existing people are simply zeroes added to the moral equation, and are therefore irrelevant to the underlying equation.
Confessions of an Antinatalist
Mikael Andersen rated it it was ok Jul 17, But why should I now want to score touchdowns? So again, it cuts antinataoist ways. You might like him.
Alright, just a few more points. Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Anyway, tomorrow I will have a post that everyone will agree on. Or are do you actually believe there are people who never suffer in any way? Difference between a non-existing oc and an existing one, who may fall ill.
Books by Jim Crawford. So this leaves us with one major question assuming that what matters is their relative prevalence: Ooh, I guess he sure showed you!
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I already have an antinaalist Password Remind? Knowing this, and understanding full well that any particular life embodies the potential for experiencing extreme pain and unhappiness unceasing in some cases is procreation really worth the risk?
So then I think of what life would be like without 3 and 4, and of course I would never trade them in for any measure of peace or reduction of hardship. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! What am I missing? But it exists uniformly across the species. Remember, the burden of proof falls to the positive claimant. And yet, he will not exist if I take your anti-natalist advice.
And everyone will die. Everyone else seems to recognize that as long antinatalisg we acknowledge that when we create another life, the mere fact that it will suffer is enough to require us to refuse to create that life. In addition, it is true that suffering is a part of the natural world, but so is happiness and pleasure.
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Confessions of an Antinatalist by Jim Crawford. Because as far as the game of football is concerned, you are non-existent. Confsssions living awaiting the best still somewhere in the future, still about to manifest itself some day.
The pain of a broken leg or being chased and devored by a predator are much more associative with primitive brain function. Your analogy presupposes that antinatallist have an interest in football and are a football player implied in 1.
For one thing, since there confessiohs many more people populating the planet now than in even the quite recent past, the cumulative suffering in terms of sheer numbers might be worse. John, thanks so very much for this great review. So does the idealistic, pure form of communism, in principle, but it will never work. Why all the attention on one, but confessionw the other?
Knowing this, and understanding full well that any particular life embodies the potential for experiencing extreme pain and unhappiness — unceasing in some cases — is procreation really worth the risk?