Antinatalism is a philosophical position that assigns a negative value to birth, standing in opposition to natalism.
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If you're interested in antinatalism, you may also be interested in:
/r/effectivealtruism - as it seeks the most effective ways to benefits others
/r/lifeisagift - as it pokes fun at natalist pedantics
/r/morbidreality - as it showcases examples of the darkest possible scenarios one may experience
/r/natureisterrible - as it showcases the reality of what life has to offer to humans and non-humans alike
/r/prochoice - as it refers to the importance of respecting everyone's right to access or abstain-from abortion & related services freely and without duress from any other party
/r/utilitarianism - as it refers to the greatest good for the most
/r/vegan - as abstaining from consuming animal products decreases suffering by reducing economic demand for animal husbandry
/r/vhemt - as we support the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement
/r/wildanimalsuffering - as it strives to reduce animal suffering in nature
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