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Man sues parents for being born






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A man in India is unhappy he was born. He is suing his parents because they did not ask for his permission to be born. Raphael Samuel, 27, is an anti-natalist. He believes in anti-natalism. Anti-natalists believe people should have fewer children. They think that having children is wrong. They believe the world is a better place with fewer children. China's one-child policy was a kind of anti-natalism.

Samuel posted a video on YouTube about suing his parents. It has gone viral. He answers questions from his followers. He said: "I want everyone in...the world to [know]...they are born without their consent....They do not owe their parents anything....We should be paid by our parents to live." He added: "I love my parents...but they had me for their joy." Samuel's mother said her son must explain how she could have asked for his permission to be born.

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