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Originally posted by galadofwarthethird
reply to post by ThichHeaded
And so why should death even by suicide be any different.
"Seldom are suicide near-death scenarios hell-like. Contrary to popular notions, most suicide NDEs are positive, or at least illustrative of the importance of life and its living. Although I have yet to find a suicide experience that was in any way transcendent or in-depth, just to have something happen, anything that affirms that he or she is loved and special, seems miracle enough for the one involved. Near-death survivors from suicide attempts can and often do return with the same sense of mission that any other experiencer of the phenomenon reports."
Originally posted by WhiteDevil013
Many people contemplate suicide when things become overwhelming, and some just desperately want to find out what comes next.
People who ATTEMPT suicide are looking for love, and attention, its a "cry for help" when it appears no one is listening.
Suicide isnt hard to accomplish, and people who attempt it more than once clearly dont really want to die. If I was going to to do it, I wouldnt take the chance that it wouldnt work. A bullet to the head is something you can never take back. Overdosing on pills, cutting your wrist, etc, is relatively easy to fix if you have second thoughts.
LET ME MAKE THIS CLEAR: I AM IN NO WAY CONDONING SUICIDE OR ANY METHOD OF HARMING ONES SELF. LIFE IS WORTH LIVING, NOTHING IS EVER REALLY AS BAD AS IT SEEMS.
I just wanted to make the point, that anyone who attempts suicide and fails, doesnt really want to die.
Originally posted by capgrup
I will never ridicule or belittle anyone who suffers through it.
Originally posted by capgrupFrom what I could understand of yourpost I get the impression
that you do have this condition. What I do not understand or appreciate is your need to
make myself feel as if I need to justify my existence to you.
Originally posted by capgrup
1. My family knows my views about this subject and I believe if I choose it they would understand why.
2. The reason I have not done so yet is I do not think I have reached that point yet.
Originally posted by capgrup3. Physical pain is different than mental or phsycological
anguish. The latter could very well be a chemical imbalance or something that counseling
could help with. All of your philisophical meanderings cannot change that.
Originally posted by capgrup4. Western society and religion does place
a stigma on suicide. Eastern religions and
cultures veiw it differently.
Originally posted by ThichHeaded
I have a few question about this subject.. I am very much into suicides(I have tried to do it in the past a few times.) I wonder why people blame the suicide case when they succeed in their endeavor of suicide..
Why do people say the suicide was stupid, he could have thought of a better way. and so on and so forth, blaming the suicide for what happened.. I am curious to venture if anyone knows what its like to be on the edge of things to want to even contemplate that act? I am wondering why they wouldn't think to why the person would get to that point.. What made the person do what they did..
Originally posted by VonDoomen
suicide is cowardly and useless. Most people commit suicide to escape from a "harsh world". Well heres my deal, is your gonna kill yourself, you might as well be useful, and use it to help the world.
If you gonna kill yourself, do this-
Go to washington DC, and start a hunger strike in front of the capitol building, and wear a sign that says
"investigate the fed, for soon i'll be dead"
something along those lines,, you could atleast maybe help out the world a little bit.
It's a phenomenon nobody has been able to explain for sure. But Jatinga's mysterious annual ritual of migratory birds committing mass suicide is all set to become Assam's latest tourist attraction. Assam's tourism ministry is currently preparing a detailed development plan for this village, which is located in North Cachar Hill district, 330 km south of Guwahati. The village's interior setting and lack of proper infrastructure has been limiting the arrival of tourists, keen to witness the rare phenomenon of bird-suicides, that has baffled ornithologists for more than a century now. Read more: Assam plans to cash in on bird suicide village - The Times of India timesofindia.indiatimes.com...
Animals, too, experience a profound feeling of sadness when their play/hunt/sex partner dies. Those studying the behavior of wild and domestic animals come with an increasing number of cases proving that animals are capable of pure sorrow when they lose someone close to them.
Somehow, this behavior is linked to self-conscience, thus only "brainy" animals, like mammals and some birds, consciously commit suicide.
It is hard to say if animals commit suicide. An animal will not do this because of a sudden dread, or an excessive emotion. As they cannot ... speak, it's difficult to assess if there is a true suicide.