He's Suing Parents For Giving Birth To Him Without His Consent ...What?

This is bringing whiny millennials to a new level. Raphael Samuel, a 27-year-old from India is suing his parents based on a philosophy known as anti-natalism. If you've never heard of it, basically he doesn't think they had the right to force him to be born without his consent. The BBC notes that Samuel gets the seeming illogic behind the concept—after all, how can you ask someone who hasn't been born yet if they agree to be born? But his point is that since "it was not our decision to be born," our parents should have to pony up the funds to take care of us for life. Per the Facebook page he created devoted to anti-natalism, Samuel says people bringing kids into a miserable world is akin to "kidnapping and slavery," and an act that strains the Earth's resources.

Samuel tells the BBC that his parents, both attorneys, are pretty good-natured about his whole philosophy, though when he told them about his plans to sue them, his mom replied, "That's fine, but don't expect me to go easy on you. I will destroy you in court." He also concedes he's not even unhappy with his life, it's just that he wishes he'd had the choice whether to have one.

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