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Download e-book for kindle: Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence by David Benatar

By David Benatar

ISBN-10: 0199296421

ISBN-13: 9780199296422

ISBN-10: 0199549265

ISBN-13: 9780199549269

Better by no means to Have Been argues for a couple of comparable, hugely provocative, perspectives: (1) getting into life is often a significant damage. (2) it's continually fallacious to have teenagers. (3) it really is incorrect to not abort fetuses on the past levels of gestation. (4) it might be greater if, due to there being no new humans, humanity grew to become extinct. those perspectives may perhaps sound unbelievable--but somebody who reads Benatar can be obliged to take them seriously.

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