As The Other McCain often points out, people who are crazy are often dangerous. And people who call for the extinction of the human race qualify as grade a crazy! So, 90 Miles From Tyranny is quite right to point out this guy
Les Knight, a climate activist in Portland, Oregon, has a novel solution for improving the environment: eradicate the human race.
In an article in the UK’s The Guardian newspaper, Knight detailed his five-decade long journey of advocating for an end to mankind.
Fifty years ago, I concluded that the best thing for the planet would be a peaceful phase-out of human existence. We’re causing the extinction of hundreds of thousands of other species. With us gone, I believe ecosystems will be restored and there will be enough of everything. No more fighting over resources.
Surprised, Knight conceded his idea “wasn’t as well received” as he hoped. Still, the climate activist said he led by example and voluntarily had himself sterilized in the 1970s.
“At 25, I wanted to show I was serious. A medical school gave me a discounted vasectomy in exchange for being a student doctor’s first try at the procedure, which was successful,” he wrote.
The Voluntary Human Extinction Project
Then, in 1980, Knight settled in Portland where he founded the Voluntary Human Extinction Project. “Our message is simple,” he wrote, “we encourage people to stop procreating so the biosphere might return to its former glory, and everyone…
You can hit the link and see just how deep the crazy runs in this nut case. Basically, he believes that the world will be better off when there are no humans around. Of course, he, and others like him never lead by example.