Category Archives: suicide

Hillary’s “unborn person”

Hillary Clinton said, “The unborn person has no constitutional rights.” That statement threatens the rights of us all. If we can deny the rights of “the unborn person” then what is going to stop us from denying rights to some other type … Continue reading

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Does the new normal make us anomie zombies?

Does the new normal mean that we are becoming anomie zombies? Are anomic attitudes and assessments making you zombic — so oblivious to moral constraints that you are mesmerized by confusion, restlessness, and unhappiness? Anomie basically means “normless” and “purposeless.” It comes from the Greek word … Continue reading

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Robin Williams Made Me Think About Suicide

I’ve been thinking about Robin Williams‘ suicide. Suicide is tangible evidence of the invisible evil forces at work on us all. Humans have been programmed with a survival instinct. It is not natural for us to override that programming and take our … Continue reading

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Deciding What To Do With Desires

Most people would agree that some human desires should be resisted (the desire to commit suicide, for instance).  However, how do you decide which human desires to obey and which to resist?  Here are some questions to ask: Is the … Continue reading

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Unconditional Will Wow You!

Unconditional, a new movie staring Lynn Collins and Michael Ealy, is based on events in the life of Joe Bradford, affectionately known as Papa Joe by the people whose lives he has changed in the projects of Nashville, Tennessee.  It is a … Continue reading

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Perhaps Abortion Should Be Treated Like Suicide

Since the 1970’s abortion has been a deeply felt political issue.  Every now and then a political candidate will talk about finding a compromise on this issue, as candidate Obama did during the 2008 presidential campaign.  Can there be a … Continue reading

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