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What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

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What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby averagejoe » Nov 13th, 2017, 8:52 am

What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Can some explain what it is for me?

Read about this in this article...

Engineer 'murdered by girlfriend's acid attack told another woman he was dating she had hacked his email and he was leaving'

Mark van Dongen, 29, told Violet Farquharson Berlinah Wallace was 'controlling'
Wallace is accused of throwing sulphuric acid in partner Mr van Dongen's face
He was left paralysed from head down and took his own life at euthanasia clinic
Wallace, 48, from South Africa, denies murder and throwing a corrosive fluid.

He took his own life at a suicide clinic in his native Belgium after suffering 15 months of pain following the alleged attack in Bristol during September 2015.

https://webnewssys.blogspot.ca/2017/11/ ... -acid.html
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby LiamHaddock » Nov 14th, 2017, 5:30 am

Sounds like a quick and easy way out. One stop service!
Don't know why your post brought this old song up in my nostalgic memories of high school but might as well share it. :130:

Lyrics NSFW


"Other people say, "Oh, we should save them".
Yeah, well you know what?
Not everybody wants to be saved.
Not everybody should be saved.
And who are we to force our will upon them?
I mean, isn't that one of the joys about being a human?
Freedom of choice?
Now, it's not all bad.
Now, I'm not saying "Kill yourself".
But if you're gonna be an idiot and do it anyway,
It's no sweat off of my back.
There's a lot of good that could come from it.
A little bit of bad thrown in."


"Some of the things:
A job will open
An apartment will become available
There'll be more air for me
They say there's two girls for every guy - if you're a man, there'll be four chicks for me
There'll be more Ketel One vodka for me
There'll be one less idiot in line at the bank who gets up to the window without their *bleep* slips filled out"


You won't be able to run over toads with the lawnmower though
You'll also miss McDonald's French Fries
Bugs Bunny
The amazing electrifying feeling that surges through your body when you kiss someone for the first time
You won't be able to watch the letterbox director's cut of Jaws
Candy
Living above ground
Pudding crust
You'll miss the rush of getting your first apartment
Getting to the point in your life where you can tell your parents to
"*bleep* off! I gotta make my own mistakes, you did"
You'll miss sex you'll miss thinking about it, looking for it,
Sex by yourself, sex with a partner, sex with multiple partners
No more summer nights that seem to go on forever roller coasters
Naming your kid the name you always wanted
Making a difference in the world
You'll miss the experience and pleasure of Hallucinogenics
Watching your neighbor's wife change clothes with her blinds open
A lifetime of masturbating
Watching your favorite team sweep the series
Music, you will definitely miss music
Trying to sneak into your house drunk three hours past your curfew
You'll miss the blaze and glory of the 4th of July fireworks
The taste of Captain Crunch
If you're a boy, you'll miss the feeling the first time you reach up a girl's shirt
If you're a girl, the feeling the first time you reach down a boy's pants
You'll miss your favorite coat
Waffles with whipped cream and strawberries
Beating your friends at video games
You won't be around to see what shape and color the new marshmallow in Lucky Charms will be
You'll miss the feeling you get when reminiscing about your first love - thirty years after the fact
The joy of giving and receiving at Christmas
Skinny dipping
Getting stoned, reading Green Eggs & Ham, and eating like a horse that got loose in the grain bin
Flying cars

Hey, you were born, finish what you started!
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Bsuds » Nov 14th, 2017, 7:18 am

Some countries have legal euthanasia.

If you have a fatal disease with no hope of a cure or are in constant pain with no hope in sight you can apply for euthanasia/assisted suicide. (That's the short version, if you want more info then Google is your friend)

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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 14th, 2017, 8:01 am

Bsuds wrote:Some countries have legal euthanasia.

If you have a fatal disease with no hope of a cure or are in constant pain with no hope in sight you can apply for euthanasia/assisted suicide. (That's the short version, if you want more info then Google is your friend)


Yup. And in some cases people who are depressed can and will choose to die. Sad how human life has become so devalued.
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Farmmaa » Nov 14th, 2017, 10:24 am

Lady tehMa wrote:
Yup. And in some cases people who are depressed can and will choose to die. Sad how human life has become so devalued.


Or, is it that human life has been far too over-valued?

Why should people be forced to endure a lifetime of pain and suffering because some feel that life is some sort of special gift to be clung to at any cost ?

Our lives are truly no more valuable than any other living creature when it comes right down to it...and we sure as heck don't force animals to suffer the way we force humans.

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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Bsuds » Nov 14th, 2017, 10:40 am

Bsuds wrote:Some countries have legal euthanasia.

If you have a fatal disease with no hope of a cure or are in constant pain with no hope in sight you can apply for euthanasia/assisted suicide. (That's the short version, if you want more info then Google is your friend)
Lady tehMa wrote:
Yup. And in some cases people who are depressed can and will choose to die. Sad how human life has become so devalued.


I don't know about all countries that have this available but I believe in the Netherlands they have to get the OK from a panel of Doctors before they can. Depression is not an acceptable reason.

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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Silverstarqueen » Nov 14th, 2017, 11:29 am

Most people wouldn't need assistance to commit suicide, they are perfectly capable of doing it themselves. The only purpose of a suicide clinic would be for those who a) don't want to continue living and b) can't manage to physically do it themselves. Most severely depressed people wouldn't need the assistance .
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Farmmaa » Nov 14th, 2017, 11:46 am

Silverstarqueen wrote:Most people wouldn't need assistance to commit suicide, they are perfectly capable of doing it themselves. The only purpose of a suicide clinic would be for those who a) don't want to continue living and b) can't manage to physically do it themselves. Most severely depressed people wouldn't need the assistance .


That's not true at all.
There are very few sure fire ways to a quick, painless suicide.
The vast majority of suicide attempts fail...resulting in even more pain and suffering.

And yes, severe depression that treatments have failed is a valid medical reason.
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Silverstarqueen » Nov 14th, 2017, 4:57 pm

There are cheap drugs which are easily available in practically any town and kill rather quickly. I guess you haven't heard of them.
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby adionline » Nov 15th, 2017, 3:55 am

Lady tehMa wrote:
Bsuds wrote:Some countries have legal euthanasia.

If you have a fatal disease with no hope of a cure or are in constant pain with no hope in sight you can apply for euthanasia/assisted suicide. (That's the short version, if you want more info then Google is your friend)


Yup. And in some cases people who are depressed can and will choose to die. Sad how human life has become so devalued.


What an ignorant statement.
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby JayByrd » Nov 15th, 2017, 8:49 am

averagejoe wrote:What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Can some explain what it is for me?

Read about this in this article...



I don't know why you didn't just google it, unless there's a broader point you're trying to make. And the article sheds no light on your question.

Doctor-assisted suicide is perfectly legal in a handful of countries, Switzerland and Belgium among them. From the research I did on your behalf, those two countries have the loosest laws around who can receive that service, and the process they have to go through first. Apparently "suicide tourism" is a thing now. Interesting.
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Farmmaa » Nov 15th, 2017, 8:51 am

Silverstarqueen wrote:There are cheap drugs which are easily available in practically any town and kill rather quickly. I guess you haven't heard of them.


Really ?
Do you honestly believe that your average middle class seriously ill citizen knows the names and locations of the nearest fentanyl dealers in town ?
Then there's always that pesky matter of being arrested for buying it if you get caught...because nothing improves one's life more than jail time.
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Re: What the heck is a Suicide Clinic?

Postby Silverstarqueen » Nov 15th, 2017, 9:47 am

My teenage kids could have asked any number of people downtown (just as anyone can) on where to access drugs, it's not that complicated. If buying these drugs in lethal amounts was likely to lead to an arrest and jail, why are there so many people doing drugs and dying from it? So once the drugs are acquired and injected, do you think these people get thrown in jail for a failed suicide attempt? No, they get their nalaxone, maybe a trip to the ER, and then they are released. So even if first time is not successful, sooner or later, they will succeed.
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