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    Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence

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    Is it immoral to have children in a world that is immoral? If the world we live in is mostly immoral, it would be immoral to subject someone to living in an immoral world
    Most people believe that they were either benefited or at least not harmed by being brought into existence. Thus, if they ever do reflect on whether they should bring others into existence—rather than having children without even thinking about whether they should—they presume that they do them no harm. Better Never to Have Been challenges these assumptions. David Benatar argues that coming into existence is always a serious harm. Although the good things in one’s life make one’s life go … more about book…