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Dr. Phil interviews pro-human extinction activist who wants humans to voluntarily die out: ‘Feed ‘em, don’t breed ‘em’

By Alexander Hall | Fox News

An advocate of human extinction Tuesday called on everyone to voluntarily stop having children for humanity to die out and give the biosphere a “chance to recover.”

Tuesday’s Dr. Phil episode focused on the ethics of procreation and the debate over overpopulation where Voluntary Human Extinction Movement founder Les Knight delivered a variety of shocking statements.

“You’re involved with an extinction movement who basically say we just need to live long and die out, we just need to ‘feed, not breed,’ is that what you say?” Dr Phil asked Knight.

Voluntary human extinction advocate Les Knight appeared on an episode of Dr. Phil.

Knight went on to illustrate his proposition, “My plan is for everyone to think before they procreate, and if people really think about it, think it all the way through, and have the wherewithal not to procreate – which is a really big problem all over the planet – and if people think about it as you mentioned, 44% of young people are saying ‘no I don’t think I wanna do that,’ just because they’ve thought about it.”

He then laid out his ideology’s optimal conclusion, “And if we all stopped procreating we’ll go extinct, slowly, we’ll clean up our messes as we go, and the biosphere – what’s left of it, will have a chance to recover.”

He later suggested that “reproductive freedom” is “the most important thing we need today,” claiming that “hundreds of millions of couples are denied their right to not procreate.”

Knight elaborated that many do not have the “contraceptive services – reproductive health services that they need. Those are not provided, and maybe people should supply their own, but they can’t afford it because they’re having more offspring that they can’t feed.”