Control, Death, and Delusion

Among my morning reading fell this piece Susie Neilson at Nautilus, titled, "Here's How To Make Climate Change Extra Scary".  It could also be titled, "How Can We Strategize To Get More Money for Climate Change Research" or "Silly Ways To Prey On Fear".  In short, the "article" asserts that climate change is not found … Continue reading Control, Death, and Delusion

The Burden of Being

As part of my morning reading, I came across this article by David Benatar, "Kids? Just say no" on Aeon Magazine.  I must be something of a masochist, because I read the entire piece.  In short, the article is a utilitarian argument against procreation because life is more bad than good--an argument that Benatar has evidently … Continue reading The Burden of Being