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Suicide and impulsivity

What can be done to help people to make rational choices? Abolitionists will say, “What about people who die who shouldn’t?” One should never advise or encourage anyone to commit suicide. In fact dissuading is part of the ‘right-to-die’ remit, … Continue reading

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Who is allowed to die? (peacefully)

The death of 59-year-old man in a Derbyshire Travelodge hotel has raised many issues – from kindness and consideration to privacy and intrusive laws. More worryingly, it raises the blurry line between rational suicide and the regrettable deaths of individuals … Continue reading

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Dying of cold – hypothermia news – fictions exposed

“… Well, he was bound to freeze anyway, and he might as well take it decently. With this new-found peace of mind came the first glimmerings of drowsiness. A good idea, he thought, to sleep off to death. It was … Continue reading

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Let me die : let me live – empower for both

Exit euthanasia blog, at the beginning of March, warned about chemical suicide – one of the more painful and undignified ways of ending one’s life, and mostly a way chosen by persons suffering unbearably but with an emotional trauma rather … Continue reading

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