Anti-Natalists Spread a Profoundly Misanthropic Message
In January 2021, Eric Dietz Goldberg, a Portland, Oregon area photographer who goes by “Dietz,” incorporated a 501(c)3 nonprofit under the name “Stop Having Kids” (SHK). He created a website, started wearing masks that read, “Stop Having Kids,” and began organizing street outreaches to promote his message. A Portland area high-school teacher explained it this way: “They’re not saying that a particular group of people shouldn’t have kids, they’re saying that no one should have kids because kids themselves can’t choose to be born.”
SHK says it’s about “normalizing anti-natalism, childlessness, and caring for already existing life.” It...
has a BS in Computer Science and worked in software development with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she works as Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.Get Salvo in your inbox! This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #62, Fall 2022 Copyright © 2022 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo62/misery-seeks-no-company