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  •  Could you guys (0+ / 0-)

    just STOP claiming suicide is a rational response to anything when you're depressed. How many people do you know who have committed suicide. Do you realize that these discussions are just encouraging people to throw away their lives,

    •  I know at least one person (2+ / 0-)
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      eXtina, Lady Libertine

      And I know numerous other who attempted.  Pretending like suicide is purely irrational is absurd.  Facing a lot of jail time can push someone over the edge.

      And I never said it was a rational response, no one did.  But you want to act like the things that happen in people's life have no affect on the decision to commit suicide when that simply isn't true.

      You want to blame everything on crazy.

    •  And how about the fact that (1+ / 0-)
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      eXtina

      gay kids are more likely to kill themselves?  Are gay youth just crazier and more irrational than everyone else?

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