By not having a traditional family, they have additional money to spend on causes.
They are stealing from their ancestors, in a way, but they do not mind.
King Hyperion: "Enrich you with the ability to populate the earth. Traitor,
although you will not hear them, your forefathers weep from their graves
with the future of their bloodline ends with you here tonight."
A tad hysterical, but apt.