August 22, 2019

Is "Marriage" a Dirty Word?

“Miley Cyrus is all grown up. She’s married, she’s getting politically involved, and she’s thinking about kids.

And by thinking about kids, I mean she’s thinking about how not having them would be the best thing for them and the planet. In an interview with Elle magazine published Thursday, Cyrus said climate change is keeping her from having children.

Touting an apocalyptic, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-endorsed line of thinking, Cyrus said she won’t bring another person into this world “until I feel like my kid would live on an earth with fish in the water.” (Note: Don’t mention this to any fish currently in the water. We wouldn’t want to cause unnecessary alarm.)

This argument against children is unfortunately utilitarian, if not at all uncommon among millennials. Why still bring kids into this crazy world? Maybe because the Earth has always had its trials, and the world is definitely not ending in 12 years.”

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