Summerlander wrote:^^ I concur.
It is true that I have at times expressed some reservations about antinatalism when I experience some quirky optimism about the possibility of a future utopia, but I cannot bring myself to feel the same way regarding situational antinatalism.
Yes, spare the unborn of suffering. Leave them in the realm of oblivion. If they could glimpse the horrors of experience and send a message to antinatalists, I'm sure it would be, 'Thank you for not bringing us into existence!'
Here's another article by that same guy. One of the most insightful short articles I've ever read:
Indeed. the most pleasurable things in life are actually bad for us. Even in the pursuit of pleasure,you still lose in the end. On the other hand,if you only strictly pursue what is good and healthy,you're likely going to live a long but pretty boring(or even bothersome)life. That's assuming you don't get fucked over and die young anyway despite your strictly healthy lifestyle. It happens.
Of course,you can always strike a balance. A hedonist could invest in health supplements and make at least minimal efforts to sustain their health in their pursuit of pleasure. But you'll never be the best of both worlds; A complete and total hedonist with perfect health and perfect living conditions. Life sure has a way of giving us the finger.