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Voluntary Human Extinction Movement
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Posted on 08/04/2013 11:09:32 AM PDT by Awgie

The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement (VHEMT[A]) is an environmental movement that calls for all people to abstain from reproduction to cause the gradual voluntary extinction of humankind.

VHEMT supports human extinction primarily because, in the group's view, it would prevent environmental degradation. The group states that a decrease in the human population would prevent a significant amount of man-made human suffering.

The extinctions of non-human species and the scarcity of resources required by humans are frequently cited by the group as evidence of the harm caused by human overpopulation.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: enviromentalism
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If anyone needed confirmation of the insane, destructive self-hating nature of "Leftism" as illustrated through one of their key wedge issues, Environ "Mental" ism, then here it is.

The answer to all of our problems...self extinction. Now that's progressive!

1 posted on 08/04/2013 11:09:32 AM PDT by Awgie
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To: Awgie

Killing half the people on Earth would be the more active part of this.... even MORE “progressive”?


2 posted on 08/04/2013 11:11:23 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Awgie

Yo why limit yourself to not reproducing? You can have an impact jn a much faster way!


3 posted on 08/04/2013 11:11:45 AM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: Awgie

Just steralize all welfare recipients and democrat voters


4 posted on 08/04/2013 11:13:09 AM PDT by jrg
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To: Awgie
The answer to all of our problems...self extinction. Now that's progressive!

It's satanic in origin.

The Devil sez: "Off yourself. Go and subtract. Kill the unborn. In the meantime be greedy, worship your genitals, drink, eat and be merry for tomorrow there is only dust and no soul."

5 posted on 08/04/2013 11:13:44 AM PDT by USS Johnston (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. ~ Edmund Burke)
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To: Awgie
Sounds good to me...but *only* if *I* get to determine where it's employed,who is affected and how the process is managed.
6 posted on 08/04/2013 11:14:08 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: Awgie

VHEM = modern democrat party
VHEM light = rino republicans

Tea Party = the resistance to the VHEM

Resistance is NOT futile.


7 posted on 08/04/2013 11:14:36 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Awgie

Sounds like those folks who committed mass suicide waiting to being picked up by aliens. Let them show the way, if they are determined.


8 posted on 08/04/2013 11:14:37 AM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: Awgie

Liberals first ...


9 posted on 08/04/2013 11:15:12 AM PDT by SecondAmendment (Restoring our Republic at 9.8357x10^8 FPS)
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To: Awgie

Human Darwinism will kick in...

2013-era Humans go extinct, a million years pass, God does his thing by starting over, with the next humans hopefully not as dumb to interfere with Gods design. 20,000 years after that, 1,020,000-era Humans go about carrying out His plan, with VHEMT not even a faint memory.


10 posted on 08/04/2013 11:15:41 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Awgie

:)


11 posted on 08/04/2013 11:17:22 AM PDT by Ajnin (If you don't fight it, it doesn't hurt so much.)
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To: Awgie

It seems to me that this “Movement” will find some difficulty with leadership.


12 posted on 08/04/2013 11:17:26 AM PDT by Zeneta (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.)
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To: Awgie

Liberalism = mental disorder


13 posted on 08/04/2013 11:17:36 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Awgie

If conservatives start raising large conservative educated families, and the stupid liberal follow this path to feel good about themselves, we’ll have this mess of a world headed in the right direction in a generation or two.


14 posted on 08/04/2013 11:18:46 AM PDT by spudville
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To: GeronL
The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement was founded by Les U. Knight, a secondary school substitute teacher who lives in Portland, Oregon.

Although he was raised in a large family, after becoming involved in the environmental movement as a college student in the 1970s, Knight attributed most of the dangers faced by the planet to human overpopulation.

After coming to this conclusion, he joined the Zero Population Growth organization and chose to be vasectomised at age 25. He later concluded that the extinction of humanity would be the best solution to the Earth's environmental problems. He believes that this idea has also been held by some people throughout human history.

15 posted on 08/04/2013 11:20:52 AM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: Awgie

Great idea! Let the Left refuse to procreate. It worked so well for the Shakers.

But let them also keep their murderous hands off our babies.


16 posted on 08/04/2013 11:21:23 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Awgie

The true mental illness of Leftism briefly shows its face: leftists’ desire for control stems from mistrust of everyone else. People are inherently harmful for everything around them and hence must be controlled, or exterminated to the ones who have made the final leap. We are seeing the ultimate in paranoid masochism.


17 posted on 08/04/2013 11:22:32 AM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: Awgie

What these assholes will do, is encourage youth in Western Nations to cut back on reproduction, while welcoming tripple reproduction in third world countries.

There are some really F’d up Leftists out there folks. It’s up to us to expose them for who they are.


18 posted on 08/04/2013 11:22:55 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Kill the bill... Begin enforcing our current laws, signed by President Ronald Reagan.)
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To: Awgie
He later concluded that the extinction of humanity would be the best solution to the Earth's environmental problems

Save the Planet, Les. Off yourself.

19 posted on 08/04/2013 11:23:25 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: Awgie

The only thing they’ll accomplish is the extinction of their movement.


20 posted on 08/04/2013 11:24:09 AM PDT by billybudd
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To: Awgie

I am ALL for human extinction- but for liberals.


21 posted on 08/04/2013 11:25:18 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Awgie

Earth First, We will mine the other planets later...


22 posted on 08/04/2013 11:27:25 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: jrg

That’s a great answer.


23 posted on 08/04/2013 11:27:59 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: spudville
I greatly admire the couples who chose to have large families and home school them.

They are blessing our world with suitable replacements who are highly educated, mature, productive and spiritually grounded.

24 posted on 08/04/2013 11:28:23 AM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: Awgie

the problem is, the people who volunteer to extinguish themselves may not be the ones who cause our problems.

Humans are not interchangeable parts, as Communism asserts.

Still, the fools who believe this tripe should not be missed.


25 posted on 08/04/2013 11:29:28 AM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Since “Volutary Human Extinction” is a Leftist-Environmentalists idea...It is only right that they show us the way.
26 posted on 08/04/2013 11:31:00 AM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: Awgie

Geez.


27 posted on 08/04/2013 11:34:06 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: jrg

I once suggested a tractor trailer tankload loaded with Depo-Provera be crashed into the municipal water supply of these metropolitan areas.

I was attacked... so get ready for what you are inviting.

What I am interested in is how much of the white birthrate suppression that is being reported is intentional in that people do not want to be simply giving birth to wage slave taxpayers to cover all the entitlement programs going to non-whites.


28 posted on 08/04/2013 11:35:52 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Awgie
Because some "leftists" believe in this, therefore all people left of you are inane, destructive, and self-hating.

One of the things humans are capable of that no other living being seems to be is logic. We should use it whenever possible.

29 posted on 08/04/2013 11:39:41 AM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Awgie

http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2011/11/11/byebye-cruel-world/

These folks have been around for a while.

Even more interesting was a group that recruited scientists to implement full extermination of the human species by means of a nanovirus. The reward would be survival for themselves and a kadre of selects. The recruitment ran for rougly a year, after they announced they had what they needeed - and disappeared. I figure it was some social experiment.


30 posted on 08/04/2013 11:41:01 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: Awgie

“We’re doing it for the children...”


31 posted on 08/04/2013 11:43:03 AM PDT by moovova (Sell everything, folks. Be poised to run.)
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To: Awgie

This group has been around a long time, and they amuse me as much as ever.


32 posted on 08/04/2013 11:45:27 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: Awgie

Lead by example, hosers.


33 posted on 08/04/2013 11:46:56 AM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: Awgie

I am all for Leftists killing themselves off!


34 posted on 08/04/2013 11:48:27 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Hardraade
Even more interesting was a group that recruited scientists to implement full extermination of the human species by means of a nanovirus. The reward would be survival for themselves and a kadre of selects. The recruitment ran for rougly a year, after they announced they had what they needeed - and disappeared. I figure it was some social experiment.

Flypaper/bug-zapper for sadistic freaks, I suppose.

35 posted on 08/04/2013 11:50:31 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: Rodamala
What I am interested in is how much of the white birthrate suppression that is being reported is intentional in that people do not want to be simply giving birth to wage slave taxpayers to cover all the entitlement programs going to non-whites.

Seems a lot like cutting off one's nose to spite one's face....

36 posted on 08/04/2013 11:52:07 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: Regulator

At least Les did the next best thing...there will be no Les Juniors to deal with.


37 posted on 08/04/2013 11:59:01 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Awgie
The Albigensian (Cathar) heretics of 13th century Occitania and Languedoc (NW Italy, southern France and the present day Catalan province of Spain) believed in the heretical doctrine that the human body and all material things are evil, and that one must escape from the body in order to be holy.

They taught that the principal sin was procreation, since it entrapped more good souls in evil bodies; on the other hand, they hailed as the highest virtue, voluntary death by the refusal of food and drink.

They hoped for the entire extinction of the human race. What a horrible group.

They were pretty much defeated by the Cathar Crusade of the 13th century, which was, on the other hand, a horrible thing in itself.

38 posted on 08/04/2013 11:59:04 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Point of clarification, I hope.)
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They really need to post-nataly abort themselves, otherwise they’re just posers.


39 posted on 08/04/2013 12:01:18 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Awgie

A UT at Austin professor, Pianky (sp?) teaches his students that ebola is his choice in elimiating 90% of the human race. Strange, I have yet to see him step to the front of the line.


40 posted on 08/04/2013 12:03:15 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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UT.. my niece starts in the fall... which course does this idiot teach?


41 posted on 08/04/2013 12:04:01 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Awgie
But I thought that "man is the measure of all things?" The Left sure has forgotten the "good old days" of the Encyclopedists and the French Revolution!

The completely meaningless, random speck of dust known as "earth" sure does seem awful important to these atheists. Don't they know that exalting earth above other planets is offensive??? [/sarcasm]

42 posted on 08/04/2013 12:06:12 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (The Left: speaking power to truth since Shevirat HaKelim.)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Because some "leftists" believe in this, therefore all people left of you are inane, destructive, and self-hating. One of the things humans are capable of that no other living being seems to be is logic. We should use it whenever possible.

So what aspects of "Leftism" do you embrace?

43 posted on 08/04/2013 12:06:59 PM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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Hey, why can’t we get the Democrats in the Senate to sign up for this?


44 posted on 08/04/2013 12:07:22 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: Awgie
Voluntary Human Extinction Movement

Any LIBERAL (PROGRESSIVE) worth is salt should be an enthusiastic, willing participant, if for no other reason than to show total support for emperor 0bama's after birth abortion policy.

45 posted on 08/04/2013 12:08:01 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (A Quiet Rage is Building All Across America!)
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To: USS Johnston

“Be fruitful and multiply”

We’ve let stupidity take the upper hand.


46 posted on 08/04/2013 12:08:39 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.")
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"VHEMT was founded in 1991 by Les U. Knight, an American activist.......

Formerly known as "Let's U Knight?"

47 posted on 08/04/2013 12:10:00 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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why wait? they should be real progressive and off themselves before the winter solstice.


48 posted on 08/04/2013 12:10:42 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: Awgie

49 posted on 08/04/2013 12:12:23 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: goodwithagun
It seems “Leftists” have great ideas about how to create their “Utopian Dreamland”...”Human Extinction” being one of the most comically insane.

Too bad they are not so enthusiastic about embracing their Utopian solutions for themselves.

Since they won't even step up and embrace “OmabaCare” (Congressional Exemption) I suppose it is unrealistic to hope they would lead the way with “Self-Extinction.”

50 posted on 08/04/2013 12:15:23 PM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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