29 Sep '11, 4am

Will my baby be the 7 billionth?

Will my baby be the 7 billionth?

Will she save the world, or at least help make it a better place? Photo: Andrew Albertson This post is written by Laura Wright Treadway , a contributing editor at OnEarth . Elon Musk is something of an eco-superhero: He founded and invested his personal fortune in the electric car company Tesla Motors , intent on changing the way we consume natural resources by remaking the way we get around. He also has five sons, which seems rather at odds with his planet-saving personal and professional mission. And in 2009, the South African-born multi-millionaire told The New Yorker 's Tad Friend that he isn't finished spreading his seed. In fact, he said that he intended to have more children with his second wife as part of his duty to see that "we don't devolve into a not very literate, theocratic, and unenlightened future." It's hard not to cringe or write off Musk as an elitist. B...

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