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Old 23.09.2017, 20:00
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Re: Assisted suicide article

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Some people attribute Switzerland's high rate of suicide to the at times depressing landscapes .There is a high rate of gun ownership of course but after all these years, I think the Swiss society is to blame first and foremost : the rule of money over everything, the de facto enslavement of many people and much injustice where the state is often responsible. Then there is traditional Switzerland colliding with the modern world not without collateral damage.

And may I point to the following : even ending your life cannot be free in Switzerland ! For if you give the slightest impression that you may consider suicide you are at high risk of being put away in a hospital (for which you have to pay of course). If you are terminally ill, no way they will let you do whatever you want to do with yourself at home without spending money. The overeaching state watches over you. However the state does allow a suicide industry to flourish and create a tourism of its own . That is Switzerland. Even when dying you have to be monetized, and after that maybe you'll get recycled (no joke if you have gold or metal in your body).
You have an odd view of the world.

The main reason for Switzerland’s high suicide rate is the political system which places great stress on the individual and asks them to make life and death decisions every three months.

This is the “selber schuld” society where individuals determine their fate, rather than the welfare state...
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