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    (Original post by Aspiringlawstudent)
    Suicide is a way of showing that you're so weak that you can't handle the pressure of life.

    Living to a grand old age and going out comfortably and with dignity is how you win the game.
    I don't agree that is shows you of being weak. Nobody asked to be alive. Some people don't like life don't see how that makes them weak.
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    (Original post by littlepotatoe)
    oh and it doesnt have anything to do with "having fun with him". excuse me if seeing someone I love dying is unbearable to me, because I love him and love his company. what a great friend you do.
    lolwut - you are a nasty person, because ultimately you'd prefer him to suffer for you, than stop suffering - you're happy ofr him to feel awful just so you can experience his company. Which is disgusting.
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    (Original post by rich2606)
    Its wrong if you throw yourself infront of a train so I get home from work late.
    yeah poor you, can you imagine what such suicides do to train drivers?
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    Hmmmmm well commiting sucide is scary.
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    If you killed yourself, they'd blame themselves for not noticing anything was wrong- and it would stay with them for the rest of their lives. Trust me, I know that from experience.
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    (Original post by paella)
    lolwut - you are a nasty person, because ultimately you'd prefer him to suffer for you, than stop suffering - you're happy ofr him to feel awful just so you can experience his company. Which is disgusting.
    Wow, well done. Thats exactly me, knowing my friend suffers and wants to kill himself is such a joy I dont want it to end, ever.
    Seriously, grow up. I think accepting your friend to harm himself just because he's depressed is way more selfish. At least I try to help instead of wishing him a good and quick death.
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    It's not wrong, it's your body and it's up to you what you want to do with it. Suicidal thoughts can't be cured, drugs are only temporary. I think it's incredibly selfish to stop someone from killing themselves when they simply cannot cope. People who know suicidal people should help them achieve what they want to achieve in their lives, i.e. going somewhere they've always wanted to go, or buy them something they've always wanted, after all once they're gone (which is very likely if they build up the courage to kill themselves) it'll be too late.
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    In the right situation, assisted dying, is the correct course of action (anyone who watched terry pratchet's speech on this will almost definately agree).

    Suicide, however, implies that you are not sound of mind and it is an illogical decision. On a personal level I think that to give up and permanently get away from it all is quite weak. If you are in a tough spot in life and you eventually get yourself through it then you'll be able to do anything, as every hardship is an opportunity.
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    (Original post by Lewis :D)
    It's not wrong, it's your body and it's up to you what you want to do with it. Suicidal thoughts can't be cured, drugs are only temporary. I think it's incredibly selfish to stop someone from killing themselves when they simply cannot cope. People who know suicidal people should help them achieve what they want to achieve in their lives, i.e. going somewhere they've always wanted to go, or buy them something they've always wanted, after all once they're gone (which is very likely if they build up the courage to kill themselves) it'll be too late.
    Just to clarify, suicidal thoughts can be temporary, (and can also be temporary but reoccuring). I don't have an issue with the rest of your post, you are clearly entitled to your own opinion. Just wanted to throw it out there.

    Also, the majority of suicides are impulsive. If somebody wants to sign a piece of paper saying they want to die and a week later they still feel the same way, IMO that's a little different than the impulsive way a lot of people do it now.
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    (Original post by wannabebrit)
    Why is suicide wrong? We're all going to die.some of us just want to die earlier than others. You say think of your family and friends who will be devastated if you commit suicide..will they be jumping for joy if I died a natural death?
    What a stupid question.

    There's clearly a difference between letting nature take its course and deliberately choosing to meet a grisly end, no matter how slow, painful or horrifying it is. What do you think your parents would be more upset by? You dying a natural death, or you being so utterly sad and miserable that you felt you had no other option but to kill yourself?
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    (Original post by Aspiringlawstudent)
    Suicide is a way of showing that you're so weak that you can't handle the pressure of life.

    Living to a grand old age and going out comfortably and with dignity is how you win the game.
    This is the biggest load of crap I've read on this forum and that's saying something.
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    (Original post by Captain92)
    Just to clarify, suicidal thoughts can be temporary, (and can also be temporary but reoccuring). I don't have an issue with the rest of your post, you are clearly entitled to your own opinion. Just wanted to throw it out there.

    Also, the majority of suicides are impulsive. If somebody wants to sign a piece of paper saying they want to die and a week later they still feel the same way, IMO that's a little different than the impulsive way a lot of people do it now.
    Yeah sorry, I didn't mean people who temporarily want to die, I meant people who genuinely think about it often.
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    It is human nature to survive, therefore, wanting to commit suicide is a mental illness, which can be cured with the right help.

    Also it is extremely selfish, when i'm sure a lot of people are in a worse situation then yourself and get on with life and try and live it to the fullest.
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    (Original post by littlepotatoe)
    erm no, not really, i dont think it's a bad thing to want them to stay alive, whereas wanting to die isnt really good for them, is it?
    so...
    Why is dying necessarily a bad thing?
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    (Original post by Mm_Minty)
    Why is dying necessarily a bad thing?
    aha right, this is a completely different topic then, needless to say that death is usually what people fight against. but well.
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    (Original post by Aspiringlawstudent)
    Suicide is a way of showing that you're so weak that you can't handle the pressure of life.

    Living to a grand old age and going out comfortably and with dignity is how you win the game.
    Someone might have said this... I cba to read 4 pages of a thread.

    How is living to a grand old age going out with dignity. With care home workers wiping your ass and you not being able to stand on your own two feet?
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    (Original post by littlepotatoe)
    aha right, this is a completely different topic then, needless to say that death is usually what people fight against. but well.
    Well what?
    People usually fight against death as an instinct, and most people think that we're higher being who are capable of overriding our instincts in favour of our higher faculties.
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    (Original post by Ollie.Raikkonen)
    Someone might have said this... I cba to read 4 pages of a thread.

    How is living to a grand old age going out with dignity. With care home workers wiping your ass and you not being able to stand on your own two feet?
    The whole reason I said "with dignity" was to emphasise that it should not be undignified.

    If you end up disabled or unable to care for yourself then by all means do what you have to, I'd hate to exist like that and wouldn't wish it on anyone.
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    I'd only check myself out in the worst case scenario, my family has a history of dementia, and I'd rather die than live like that, or live in a wheelchair or something like that.

    In any other situation though, I'm going down fighting.
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