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Am I morally obligated to reproduce?


Are you morally obligated to produce offspring just because your ancestors have done so since the beginning of life on Earth? Evolutionarily speaking, the only reason you were created was to perpetuate the genes passed down to you throughout the eons. Ceasing your genetic path will be the endpoint to a 3.8 billion year old tradition. How bad would you feel about being the broken link in this chain? Reevaluate this while understanding that our planet is capable of only a finite amount of resources. Please, discuss.

 

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    Yoleen Lucas (Say Yes To Life) 2 years ago

    That's EXACTLY how I feel!


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    Yoleen Lucas (Say Yes To Life) 2 years ago

    Regarding "Be fruitful and multiply" - this is promoted by withholding knowledge about reproduction and birth control. The result is QUANTITY, but what about QUALITY? These societies need to consider that!

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