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The reasons for my life

“The reasons for my life are in a million faces,
Like aching promises I feel them in my bones,
Slipping through my fingers to dance upon the road, 1,701 more words

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


Is it better never to have been

My friends, you may have read my recent meditation on David Benatar’s book, Better Never To Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence. If you have not, please do so… 325 more words

Socrates' Meditations

Better never to have been

David Benatar has written a book called Better Never To Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence. In this remarkable book, Benatar argues that because bringing a person into existence causes them harm, we should not procreate. 912 more words

Socrates' Meditations

David Benatar "Better Never To Have Been - The Harm Of Coming Into Existence" (antinatalism)


Via veganismen så har undertecknad DJ Jens
kommit in på en filosofi som för mig
känns meningsfull på flera olika sätt;

Inte för att den “känns” bra, utan för… 160 more words

Life on Mars

“Sailors fighting in the dance hall,
Oh man, look at those cavemen go,
It’s the freakiest show.
Take a look at the lawman,
Beating up the wrong guy, 474 more words

"The Curse of Conception"

I owe new doom/trad metal champs Spirit Adrift for my title. I don’t think they were taking about what I’m about to discuss here when they named their great record that but after erasing several pedantic and/or silly titles that one occurred to me. 1,586 more words