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I read in an article somewhere about the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement. In doing some further research, I found that this movement has been around for at least ten years (there’s a video of Tucker Carlson interviewing the head of this, from nine years ago). We already know that the Left is basically anti-human, believing that the human race is a stain on the planet, and that Earth would be better off with no people in it. Well, this group believes that all people should refrain from reproduction, so that the human population would gradually die out.
The man who started the group is an old-school environmentalist who was involved in the Zero Population Growth movement in the 1970s. He is called Les U. Knight (too funny-less you!), and his base is in Portland, Oregon. I guess this group is the logical conclusion of the ZPG movement. Interesting that he has refused to contribute to human extinction by extinguishing himself. He did, however, get a vasectomy at the age of 25.
Knight argues that the human population is far greater than the Earth can handle, and that the best thing for Earth’s biosphere is for humans to voluntarily cease reproducing. He says that humans are “incompatible with the biosphere” and that human existence is causing environmental damage which will eventually bring about the extinction of humans (as well as other organisms)
This is a horrible viewpoint that only an atheist could espouse. Fortunately, the movement has remained very small-maybe it will die out, itself. One can only hope.Published in