“May We Live Long and Die Out”

How a global movement to extinguish the human race won its latest convert: me

Wudan Yan
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14 min readJul 10, 2018
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InIn Portland, Oregon, hardly a weekend goes by without some kind of street fair or outdoor market. Even on a blisteringly hot Saturday last July, the Division-Clinton street fair was in full swing. Food vendors and political groups lined…