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Is Having Children Wrong? | Philosophy Tube

Is it morally okay to have babies? Anti-natalists like philosopher David Benatar would argue that nonexistence avoids pain, unlike existence, but is he correct? What does that mean for reproductive rights? Subscribe! Patreon: Audible: FAQ: Facebook: Twitter: @PhilosophyTube Email: Google+: Recommended Reading: David Benatar, “Better Never to Have Been” John Broome, “Should We Value Population?” in The Journal of Political Philosophy Christine Overall, “Why Have Children?” Glow shine animation by AAVFX: Music by Epidemic Sound ( If you or your organisation would like to financially support Philosophy Tube in distributing philosophical knowledge to those who might not otherwise have access to it in exchange for credits on the show, please get in touch! Any copyrighted material should fall under fair use for educational purposes or commentary, but if you are a copyright holder and believe your material has been used unfairly please get in touch with us and we will be happy to discuss it.