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  •  You must not... (3+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    eXtina, shmuelman, mrkvica

    - watch TV.
    - watch movies.
    - read books.
    - read the news.
    - ...

    Your reality is your own.  It is certainly not an objective reality, and it isn't shared by what I would guess is a majority of this community.

    •  I'm sorry (0+ / 0-)

      have you ever attempted suicide?

      yes, it's a reality all one's own.  

      No, it isn't shared by a majority

      Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

      by Mindful Nature on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 04:09:15 PM PST

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      •  No (6+ / 0-)

        And thankfully, I have not been hounded by an overzealous government.

        Not sure what the point is here, I was responding to

        There is no way around the reality that blaming the government for the supremely irrational act of suicide is wrongheaded.  
        I disagree that it is wrongheaded in reality to blame the government for contributing (there's my caveat, my get out of jail free card) to a person's suicide.

        I am sure government agents can cause even a sane person to consider that terrible option.

      •  You mean, engaged in an act of Parasuicide? (0+ / 0-)

        People who attempt suicide very rarely fail.

        "I have often seen people uncivil by too much civility, and tiresome in their courtesy." Michel de Montaigne

        by JesseCW on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 05:21:27 PM PST

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