Better never to have been the harm of coming into existence david benatar on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers most people believe that they were either benefited or at least not harmed by being brought into existence thus. Most people believe that they were either benefited or at least not harmed by being brought into existence thus if they ever do reflect on whether they should bring others into existence rather than having children without even thinking about whether they should they presume that they do them no harm. Better never to have been argues for a number of related highly provocative views 1 coming into existence is always a serious harm 2 it is always wrong to have children. Better never to have been challenges these assumptions david benatar argues that coming into existence is always a serious harm although the good things in ones life make ones life go better than it otherwise would have gone one could not have been deprived by their absence if one had not existed those who never exist cannot be deprived however by coming into existence one does suffer . Better never to have been the harm of coming into existence david benatar questions whether or not it is good to be alive presents a radical challenge to bioethics
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