Tag Archives: suicide

Boomercide aka Suicide

Boomercide The Book And Robin Williams Within hours of Robin William’s suicide, I had some incoming email from marketing friends that suggested that I should use the press attention to promote my 2012 book Boomercide: From Woodstock To Suicide. While this idea might have made sense from the very pure marketing perspective of leveraging the […]

Grandma Can’t Kill Herself In Massachusetts

Well, I guess that I am not surprised that the citizens of Massachusetts voted 51 to 49% to kill the assisted suicide measure. Death With Dignity, the group that supported the measure, was outspent 5 to 1 by the opposition. But it was very close and I’d imagine that it will be back on the ballot soon. […]

Increase Seen in U.S. Suicide Rate Since Recession

A new report from The Lancet found that a rise of 1 percent in unemployment is accompanied by an increase in the suicide rate of roughly 1 percent. Really no surprise here since recession pain can cause recession depression. That said, there has been very little reporting on this issue which has been clear to suicideologists. In the report, which […]

Why Do Doctors Want You To Live In Pain? Why Is Physician Assisted Suicide Illegal?

Massachusetts voters get to choose if they will allow their fellow citizens to control their lives on Tuesday by voting on a bill  to decide whether to legalize physician-assisted suicide. The proposed measure allows terminally ill patients to be given access to lethal drugs. A terminally ill patient is defined as someone with six months or […]

Places in the World Where Euthanasia or Assisted Suicide Are Legal

Get this: You are dying; in horrendous pain; no hope; you’ve said your goodbys. But, unless you live in Netherlands (Green), Belgium (Red), Luxembourg (Purple), Oregon and Washington (Yellow) you can’t make the decision to die via euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide. In the USA, only Oregon and Washington gives you back your own right. Yup… […]