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Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Confessions of an Antinatalist by Jim Crawford. Confessions of an Antinatalist by Jim Crawford. Life is a mixture of good and bad, or so they say. Trouble is, there’s no way to determine where a particular life might fall confsesions fortune’s spectrum.
For every child born into the lap of luxury, there’s another born on the point of a knife. There are no guarantees as to what may transpire as the immediate present unfolds into the uncertain future.
Confessions of an Antinatalist by Jim Crawford
Things change in an ins Life is a mixture of good and bad, or so they say. Things change in an instant. Two things, however, are certain. And everyone will die. Back to where we came from. Knowing this, and understanding full well that any particular life embodies the potential for experiencing extreme pain and unhappiness unceasing in some cases is procreation really worth the risk?
Jim Crawford doesn t believe it is. In Confessions of an AntinatalistCrawford reflects on what it means to exist in the belly of a ravening serpent-life whose only prey is itself, and whose teeth are very, very sharp.
Confessions of an Antinatalist
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Be the first to ask a question about Confessions of an Antinatalist. Lists with This Book. May 30, Mohab rated it really liked it. The book is an call for human being to stop procreating in order to end the endless suffering that is life as by extinction no one will be left to suffer. The main idea of the book is that suffering is bad and that life encompasses so much suffering that it overshadows any good it might contain.
So the author encourages people to think about what good it will be to bring a new person into existence in this meaningless and miserable life. He talks about the illusion of purpose and meaning of life The book is an call for human being to stop procreating in order to end the endless suffering that is life as by extinction no one will be left to suffer. He talks about the illusion of purpose and meaning of life and how we always create some kind of illusion that there will be some kind of reward for this suffering.
He says that we always look for a better future entailing that the present is worse and that people procreate so that their unfulfilled dreams and wishes can be fulfilled by their children. He talks about David Benatar idea that the infliction pain is immoral and the birth of a new person into this life of suffering will surely cause them harm.
I’d have to say you came out on top at least, that is my belief” Aug 30, Sophy H rated it it was amazing Shelves: As a 40 year old married childless woman who has run the gauntlet of questions, disbelief and pleas from those demanding to know what is wrong with me, I’d direct them to this book and then to the teachings of Philip Larkin, and his amazing poem This Be The Verse.
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Don’t pass the fuckery on to the next generation. Sep 30, Shehzad Ehmez rated it it was amazing. After I finished I just wanted to hug Jim and cry.
The language is splendid. It’s very well written. Aug 25, Bhargava Anusuri rated it it was amazing. Feb 16, Terry Grigg rated it it was amazing. Well written, easy to read and puts the points over clearly and concisely.
Sep 22, Derek rated it it was amazing Shelves: A book that should make people think. I’ve always maintained that all atheists are by necessity nihilists. View all 3 comments.
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