Laura Benedict's Blog – August 2011 Archive (1)

Anti-Suicide Reasoning

During the reading of some of my Sociological articles (most specifically those authored by Emile Durkheim), I began thinking of a moral quandary.  What is a valid reason (as atheists) to prevent suicide?

Christians believe in some type of hell or another; thus eternal torture.  Pagans believe in reincarnation; thus the return to the state the suicidal is attempting to leave.

What compelling reason do Atheists give to the suicidal to prevent this act?  Do we believe there is…

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Added by Laura Benedict on August 29, 2011 at 2:46pm — 39 Comments

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