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Forum: Diavlog comments 09-20-2010, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Les U Knight
Re: Science Saturday: Child-Free Edition (Nina Paley & Mike Treder)

Meng, you hope "that a philosophy doesn't arise (or at least doesn't become powerful enough to pursue it's aims) that drops the voluntary part from VHE." Our industrial civilization isn't consciously...
Forum: Diavlog comments 09-20-2010, 11:36 AM
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Views: 28,354
Posted By Les U Knight
Re: Science Saturday: Child-Free Edition (Nina Paley & Mike Treder)

Meng, you note that VHEMT is a "meme that is related to many before it, though movements that organize around it tend to stay at the margins and eventually go belly up." I'm always looking for...
Forum: Diavlog comments 09-17-2010, 09:33 AM
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Views: 28,354
Posted By Les U Knight
Re: Science Saturday: Child-Free Edition (Nina Paley & Mike Treder)

Ocean, sorry you're done with this topic before you can tell us what's so special about us that makes you say, "our first and utmost obligation is the survival of our own species." You "don't think...
Forum: Diavlog comments 09-16-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,354
Posted By Les U Knight
Re: Science Saturday: Child-Free Edition (Nina Paley & Mike Treder)

AemJeff, you note that my comment, "We should voluntarily phase ourselves out, not because we're bad, evil or immoral, but because we're incompatible with the rest of life. Wherever we live not much...
Forum: Diavlog comments 09-16-2010, 01:26 PM
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Views: 28,354
Posted By Les U Knight
Re: Science Saturday: Child-Free Edition (Nina Paley & Mike Treder)

tiyuvta, you wrote: "Nina's ideology is irredeemably stupid. Humans are evil for not living in 'harmony with nature'?" Though it may be what you heard, this not what she said. You're right that...
Forum: Diavlog comments 09-16-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,354
Posted By Les U Knight
Re: Science Saturday: Child-Free Edition (Nina Paley & Mike Treder)

You're right AemJeff, "Suicide is not the answer!" I don't think anyone has suggested that, but it's good to keep in mind.

Each of us has a perspective and it's a challenge to see the world from...
Forum: Diavlog comments 09-16-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,354
Posted By Les U Knight
Re: Science Saturday: Child-Free Edition (Nina Paley & Mike Treder)

Bloggin' Noggin, pointing out the fact that we are causing the greatest extinction event since the asteroid hit 65 million years ago may seem like "a remarkable invocation of collective guilt," but...
Forum: Diavlog comments 09-16-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,354
Posted By Les U Knight
Re: Science Saturday: Child-Free Edition (Nina Paley & Mike Treder)

We should voluntarily phase ourselves out, not because we're bad, evil or immoral, but because we're incompatible with the rest of life. Wherever we live not much else lives.
Replacement level...
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