Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?

Continuing from: Depression is Selfish The suicides of Robin Williams, Chris Cornell, and Chester Bennington prompted a common concern: would kids copy these celebrities? This concern is used to justify anger and hostility.  It is used to support “suicide is selfish”.  The concern is understandable, copycat suicides are real. The people most at risk to copycat … Continue reading Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?

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Time Marches On, My Ass

Four years ago today, I was in a hospital.  I was struggling with bronchitis, and breathing wasn’t working out so well for me.  As you well know, survival and breathing are generally a hand-in-hand process, so off to the ER I went.  I could write 10,000 words on the incompetence I suffered under in the … Continue reading Time Marches On, My Ass

So You Want Help? Pt II

Yesterday's Post Normal is a word that causes a lot of distress for everyone.  The problem is, though, no one seems to actually know what normal is.  Most seem to chase the illusion of normal like a greyhound chasing the rabbit.  My favorite quote is: "Normal is an illusion, what is normal to the spider … Continue reading So You Want Help? Pt II