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LineOfInquiry t1_ja24rw8 wrote

Let’s not do ecofascism please


Chalkarts t1_ja3fppl wrote

But the ecosystem would love it. It’d be the biggest thing to happen to trees since the Amazon was set on fire to make room for farmland.


LineOfInquiry t1_ja4ixif wrote

The problem is not overpopulation. It’s how we use resources. We have the resources to safely support 10-12 billion people currently. The problem is that they aren’t spread out equally, and are wasted on frivolous or unnecessary things (eg single use plastics). I’m all for people having less kids, but forcing them to or killing people is not the answer. After all, we care about climate change first and for foremost for the negative impact it has on humans. We’re part of the environment, when the environment is hurt we are too.


eheisse87 t1_ja48h3i wrote

Cool. Maybe you should start with yourself?


Chalkarts t1_ja4h1of wrote

I’m child free. Same thing.


FwibbFwibb t1_ja94rla wrote

So only parents should start killing themselves? What?


Chalkarts t1_ja95gjm wrote

Who said anything about killing anyone? Just don’t have kids. If people were responsible and being childfree were normalized instead of shunned, We’d be down by a few billion in a generation. Making more modern societal consumers on purpose is selfish and irresponsible.

You don’t have to kill anyone to depopulate. Just stop breeding.