(by Wesley J. Smith | Evolution News) – These days, anti-humanism is as thick as molasses among the intelligentsia. That includes an ongoing conversation in bioethics about whether — all things considered — human extinction would be a fine thing because of the suffering that never coming into existence would avoid. Example: A few months ago, Oxford professor Roger Crisp opined that we might not want to stop a huge asteroid from hitting the Earth. From “Would extinction be so bad?”: Consider the huge amount of suffering that continuing existence will bring with it, not only for humans, and perhaps even for “post-humans”, […]

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