Elon Musk said in an interview “My children didn’t choose to be born, I chose to have children . They owe me nothing, I owe them everything.”What is your opinion on this statement?

Elon Musk said in an interview “My children didn’t choose to be born, I chose to have children . They owe me nothing, I owe them everything.”What is your opinion on this statement?

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  1. That’s the only thing I’ve ever heard him say that I agree with 100%. I refuse to have kids, because I’m not going to make that choice for them. My life has been absolutely not worth the struggle, and I wouldn’t want to force that on an unsuspecting child.

  2. If he wants to approach it with that mindset, okay for him I guess. I definitely feel like I owe my parents a lot though. If you express this same sentiment but from the perspective of the child not the parent, and you’re an adult, you’re a giant fucking tool assuming you had decent parents. Like what he’s saying seems like it’s a good way to approach raising a kid, but a terrible way for a child to think of their relationship to their parents.

  3. He is doing all these amazing things to keep his children (and ours) alive in the future. Thats worth more than anything in this world. Yes, including money.

  4. That’s the way he feels, so it’s self-validating. Most parents are keenly disappointed and hurt–even angry–when they perceive their children as not caring enough about them.

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