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Father-of-11 Elon Musk says parents should be 'incentivized' to have children to 'create


Elon Musk says people should be incentivized to have children to drive population growth across the world. 

The billionaire father-of-11 warned humanity will be doomed to 'oblivion' if birth rates drop.

'Having children should be incentivized, not be a financial penalty like it is in most countries!' Musk wrote on X, formerly Twitter, which he owns.

'We must create the next generation of humans or spiral into oblivion' he added. 

The statement came in response to Katalin Novak, the President of Hungary, posting a poll on the site asking 'should people with children be at a financial disadvantage compared to those without?'

'In Hungary, we would like people with children to have a financial advantage' Novak added. 

It comes as Hungary recently announced a set of pro-natalist policies including tax exemptions for women with more than four children, loans that get written off after couples have three or more children, help for first-time buyers with kids and access to government-owned fertility clinics. 

Musk himself 11 children: Techno Mechanicus, Griffin, Vivian, Kai, Saxon, Damian, X, Nevada, Exa and a set of twins whose names are not yet publicly known.

The Tesla mogul has made pro-natalist comments before, proclaiming 'if people don't have more children, civilization is going to crumble,' during a factory visit in 2021, Wired reported.