Bookmarked by @pre: Book Review: What We Owe The Future - by Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander on Will MacAskill's "What We Owe The Future"For what it's worth I never accepted the Repugnant Conclusion coz I never accepted that creating people is a moral good even if they are happy healthy people with no suffering. And also don't accept there can ever be a person with no suffering. To create a child is to add to the suffering in the world and you don't balance that out with happiness. It is not a weight-scale.Create people if you want, but you won't convince me it is a moral good to do so. Let 'em all die if you want too. That's less suffering at least. In the end.
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