Karl Steel's Reviews > Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming Into Existence

Better Never to Have Been by David Benatar
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May 22, 12

bookshelves: nonmedieval_nonfiction, theory
Read in April, 2012

needs more phenomenology. we don't live our lives all at once. for this reason, the balance-sheet method to calculating whether existence is a good or an ill doesn't work.

that said, there's almost no good reason to bring another human being into existence. on that point, he and I agree.
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