Are Sperm Donors Deadbeat Dads?


“I… think that donor conception is irresponsible. I sometimes compare it to ‘deadbeat dads’: men who abandon their wives and children and don’t provide for them. I think a sperm donor is a kind of deadbeat dad who creates children and then doesn’t care for them.”

So says David Velleman in a brief interview in The Irish Times, in which he is also asked about the non-identity problem, environmentalism, and duties to future generations.

There are 3 comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  
Please enter an e-mail address