BBC: Blythe Pepino and Alice Brown say they are so scared about the future of the planet they do not want to have children.
They are part of a group called BirthStrike, and spoke to Victoria Derbyshire about how their fears have grown. more …
Opinion: The meaning of children is wonderfully described by the Jewish sages in the first mitzvah (a precept or commandment, a good deed done from religious duty).
Simple. The first mitzvah (Genesis 1:28) that G‑d ever gave to mankind was to Adam and Eve immediately after their creation: “Be fruitful and multiply!” He repeated those same words to Noah and his family after the decimation of the Flood: Go have babies!
Overpopulation and climate change (weather) are not a worry for God… The world is big enough for us all.
“While the earth remains,
Seedtime and harvest,
Cold and heat,
Winter and summer,
And day and night
Shall not cease.” Genesis 8:22