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A concept about giving birth has become a meme after a Telegraph feature about it went viral.
Pronatalism, which just means pro-birth, is a concept which suggests the future depends on having enough children so everyone should get to it as soon as they can.
It is getting popular in Silicon Valley and the wider tech industry, according to the UK publication with Elon Musk reportedly being pretty into the idea too.
But after publishing the article called 'meet the "elite" couples breeding to save mankind', people lost interest in the concept and instead found the whole thing pretty funny.
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Indeed, everyone took the mickey out of the photos of the couples featured in the articles, posting images of celebrity duos instead, including characters from Succession and the Simpsons:
\u201cMeet the \u2018elite\u2019 couple breeding to save mankind\u201d — Dr. Thrasher (@Dr. Thrasher)
\u201cMeet the elite couple breeding to save mankind\u201d — Stone Cold Jane Austen (@Stone Cold Jane Austen)
\u201cThis \u201celite breeding couple\u201d honestly just look like people Roman Roy would push over at a party\u201d — Gwdih\u0175 \ud83e\udd89 (@Gwdih\u0175 \ud83e\udd89)
\u201cMeet the \u2018elite\u2018 couples breeding to save mankind.\u201d — Chris Randall (@Chris Randall)
\u201cReading an article about \u201cthe elite couples breeding to save mankind\u201d and all the couples look like this\u201d — Paul (@Paul)
\u201cMeet the \u2018elite\u2019 couples breeding to save mankind.\u201d — Jonn Elledge (@Jonn Elledge)
\u201cMeet the elite couple breeding to save mankind\u201d — T\ud804\udc23\u144fI \ud83c\udde6\ud83c\uddf1\ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\uddf8 (@T\ud804\udc23\u144fI \ud83c\udde6\ud83c\uddf1\ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\uddf8)
And some people also saw a serious side to the banter and compared pronatalism to eugenics, further resulting in the story doing the Twitter rounds:
\u201cTorygraph going all out with the Eugenics vibes now eh? Fucks sake\n\nhttps://t.co/lHi6mc3VmD\u201d — Reverend&TheMakers (@Reverend&TheMakers)
\u201cThe history of eugenics is fascinating for so many reasons\u2026\n\nNone more so than when we consider which people think of themselves as genetically superior.\n\nhttps://t.co/ybPduUBsbc\u201d — James Wong (@James Wong)
Whatever you think about the concept spare a thought for the poor elite couples. They are just trying to breed to save mankind.
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