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State-Sponsored Human Effacing.

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It often strikes me as baffling how inept and incompetent government agencies or really PR firms as a whole, be it in any social or cultural institution, can pump out such a glaringly transparent message without any hassle from the censors.

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Sexuality

godfather problem: learning arithmetic from hitler

**Just so there’s no confusion, Bill Hybels is not Hitler.**

I was recently doing some light reading on anti-natalism. If you don’t know what that is, anti-natalism is a perky little philosophy that argues procreation is inherently bad and it would have been far better if none of us had ever been born. 1,132 more words

What is the birth dearth worth?

The latest provisional birth data is out and the results are an ongoing decline in total births at all but the oldest ages (mostly 40+, which is barely any of the total babies). 138 more words

Demographics

GABBLER RECOMMENDS: Haraway's 'Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Plantationocene, Chthulucene: Making Kin'

So, I think a big new name, actually more than one name, is warranted. Thus, Anthropocene, Plantationocene, and Capitalocene (Andreas Malm’s and Jason Moore’s term before it was mine).  340 more words

Inspiration

Axiological Asymmetry and Anti-Natalism (Revised)

I recently listened to a podcast on Sam Harris’ website in which he discusses anti-natalism (the view that it is morally wrong to have children) with David Benatar. 1,820 more words

Philosophy

Not really a Handmaid’s Tale

I cannot have children. I no longer have the biological parts to do so. If our country suddenly decided to adopt the totalitarianism of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian Handmaid’s Tale, I would not be one of the enslaved handmaids (praise be). 763 more words

Ponderings

"But Some People LIKE Suffering"

This is a counter I once received in an exchange with someone where the topic being discussed was anti-natalism. I borrowed an example I heard Youtuber… 492 more words

Economics