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Old 11-19-2010, 11:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yes, Frank, but the whole point of conservation is to save resources for the future benefit and enjoyment of other people. In the absence of intelligent, self-aware people, it doesn't matter whether the planet becomes as arid as Mars or as hazardous as the surface of the sun.

If you can raise above-average offspring, or perhaps even if your offspring are merely self-aware and moral enough to support the desires and goals of their peers, then it's morally right to breed. Consequently, Frank, it's morally wrong to deprive the world of your would-be offspring.

That is, unless you really believe your offspring would bring enough harm to the world to bring more suffering than joy.
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