These EXIT Times, Special Earth First! Journal Edition

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These Exit Times, Special Earth First! Journal Edition, front page

Les U. Knight, ed., These EXIT Times, Special Earth First! Journal Edition (2000). Republished by the Environment and Society Portal. Multimedia Library.

These EXIT Times is the “vehement voice” of the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement (VHEMT, pronounced “vehement”). The VHEMT slogan is “May we live long and die out.” This issue condemns reproduction, often stridently or flippantly, and includes a vasectomy rap. It is a special “pre-2000” Earth First Journal edition.

Table of Contents

  • Breeding alternatives
  • Cartoons
  • Dogma caveat
  • Earth saver tips
  • Fine art
  • Fun for the whole family
  • Human niche search
  • Opinion poll
  • Parenthood praise


  • Philosophical chauvinism
  • Poetry
  • Pop psych o’ breeding
  • Red herrings
  • Replacement fertility fallacy
  • Sexy statistics
  • Snip, snip
  • Subliminals
  • Test of intelligence

Try it for yourself. Estimate how many times you’ve engaged in sexual activity in your lifetime. Now estimate how many times you were trying to make a baby. Divide the little number by the big number to give you the percent of times sex and procreation have simultaneously motivated you.
Perhaps. if there were more opportunities for sexual gratification, so many people wouldn’t feel the need to fill a nagging emptiness with a needy dependent.


VHEMT © Les U. Knight, 2000. “Non-profit reproductions of this four-page insert are permitted and encouraged. Reprint freely with credit and address.” Earth First Journal, PO Box 1415 Eugene, Oregon 97440 United States.

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