There is no escape.
There is only Realization.2
But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.3
In the wake of hearing that Robin Williams committed suicide earlier this week, I started wondering: how good of an option is suicide for dealing with depression? Could it get a person out of their troubles?
Can it bring love?
Especially for people we encounter (or become!) who are homeless, destitute, disabled, unemployed, dealing with extreme addiction, suffering from extreme guilt over past actions, enduring overwhelming grief, suffering bizarre and insoluble chronic illnesses, or in severe unbearable chronic pain that no drug can alleviate – for such people, is suicide a useful alternative to the horrors of life?
Near death accounts
I wondered about cases where people had tried to bring an end to their life, but failed, and in the process having what’s called a “near-death experience”. I was curious what they might have to say about this.
We’ve interviewed many people who had near-death experiences as a result of suicide attempt. What they told us is Continue reading