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Is suicide ever the right choice?
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aquarius
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jhance
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No, suicide is never the right choice.


aquarius
Oct 03, 2011
Case #1
There are a lot of factors in this, but I've learned a lot from my experience with others.
Suicide is selfish, and if one is Christian, sinful beyond belief- through both playing God and destroying his work.
I'll explain these points and more later on!

 
aquarius
Oct 11, 2011
Case #2
I disagree with that. If you're talking about a nobility thing, I don't see why suicide would ever be a choice an honorable warrior would make. Most warriors would pride themselves on the will to die for their country or cause, and most would rather go out fighting than take their own life.
It would be a tough decision to make, but dying fighting on the battlefield is more honorable than taking your own life.

 
aquarius
Oct 15, 2011
Case #3
Not always. You think that every teenager who jumps from a building or cuts themselves so they bleed to death is doing it to be brave?
No. I'm sure that a lot of the time, yes, they feel alone or hurt and just want to get out, but I have also heard stories about it being done for attention.
Which sickens me, and is not brave in the least.

 
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jhance
Oct 04, 2011
Case #1
Yes, you're just not thinking of the same setting. Say you're on a battlefield. If you surrender, torture and death. However if you decide to take your own life through a suicidal act of bravery you have defended your honor, supported your cause, and lessened your own suffering. If the question wasn't "ever the right choice" i would agree, but there are scenarios in which it's better than the alternative, although rare.

 
jhance
Oct 11, 2011
Case #2
that is suicide though. You are willingly taking your own life in an act of bravery.

 
jhance
Oct 31, 2011
Case #3
Of course not everyone who does it is brave! That's not the topic. You stated that it can never be the right decision, and in most cases i think it is a terrible decision, but i also think there are some scenarios in which it's better than the alternative. That's what's important. There are some circumstances in which it may be the "right" decision.

 


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