Originally Posted by Ultra Peanut
Suicide's not about being selfish, it's about being in so much pain or terror that you literally cannot perceive any other escape than not existing anymore. It's not a decision that's arrived with the full use of one's cognitive abilities. It's brought on by desperation, and trying to rationalize it or trying to hold people suffering from serious mental distress accountable for it is unbelievably dickish (not to mention that it completely misses the point).
Depression just ain't the American way!