Today’s WTF? moment: I saw someone on the internet claiming that anyone who declines to reproduce is actively working to exterminate the human race.
Take a moment for that to sink in (but not too long , or it may stick).
The measure of whether any action/choice is good or evil, they say, is what the results would be if literally every person on the planet were to do it. Obviously, if every person on the planet decided not to become a biological parent, humans would die out eventually, and this is why they say not being a biological parent is evil. (Adoption doesn’t count, they say, because adoption is becoming a parent to a child who would exist anyway.)
Well, by that same measurement, not working on Sundays is evil, too. If literally no one worked on Sundays, think of all the people who would die on that day of the week due to lack of medical care, or lack of someone to put out fires or stop murderers…
And what about those who can’t become parents? What about those who shouldn’t? (I place myself in the latter category, by the way, so think before you comment.) Are they (we) all evil, too? “Be fruitful and multiply, even if it kills you”? “Better a child raised by an abusive, psychotic parent than a child never even conceived”? “Saying ‘I shouldn’t get pregnant ’cause I’m on a medication that would be bad for the baby’ is soooo selfish”?
There is something severely wrong with people who think that way.