Category Archives: Anti-Natalism

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 11, 2016)

Culture There is a prediction there is a relationship between taking selfies and social exhibitionism, being extroverted, and self-esteem.  A late study shows that those who take selfies have high social exhibitionism, are extroverted, but there is no relationship between taking … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (June 28, 2015)

Animals The ethics of pet food. Causation Ignore the headline.  Philosopher Stephen Mumford argues that causation does exist independently of our thoughts on it. Ethics Will your self-driving car be programmed to kill you? Mind The mind is a computer. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 12, 2015)

Anti-Natalism A father complains about being a parent. Decision Theory Game Theorists have cracked poker as an algorithm. Drugs In states where drugs are legal, adult use is rising, but teen usage is the same, and in some cases are … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Sept. 17, 2013)

Gender Germany allows third gender on birth certificates. Women still spend more time taking care of children than men do. Natalism An article about how those who voluntarily choose to be childless are stigmatized as selfish and materialistic. Another article … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Aug. 11, 2013)

Art Touching Strangers is an art project where total strangers embrace each other as if they knew each other, but they are total strangers. Economics Wal-Mart’s worst nightmare. Fashion This is how clothes should fit. Justice Wanna donate to charity … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 09/11/2011

Anti-Natalism This may be a solution to anti-natalism. Education Do you need extra help?  No worries.  There are various people with virtual office hours to help you out. Epistemology How to change people’s minds.  (now in blogroll) Politics Statistically, you … Continue reading

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Benatar Part Six: Concluding Remarks

Finally, we’re in our last chapter. This last one is reserved for a hodgepodge of replies and responses that Benatar encounters. Just to recap: In part one, I went through Benatar’s argument on why coming into existence is a harm. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 07/23/11

Economics An awesome, interactive way to balance the budget with very detailed information.  I played it, ending up with a surplus.  (Now in Blogroll) New study shows that penis size is linked with economic growth.  At first I was skeptical, … Continue reading

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Benatar Part Five: Population and Extinction

In part one, I went through Benatar’s argument on why coming into existence is a harm. In part two, I went through Benatar’s argument on just how harmful coming into existence is. In part three, I went through Benatar’s anti-natalism. … Continue reading

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Benatar Part Four: The “Pro-Death” View

In part one, I looked at Benatar’s argument for why coming into existence is always bad. In part two, I looked at Benatar’s argument on how bad coming into existence really is. In part three, I looked at Benatar’s anti-natalist position … Continue reading

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