We human beings are simply not angels, as some would like to believe. And the more power we aggregate to a government run by human beings — the more we put government in control of our lives by making us more and more reliant upon it, even for basic necessities — the more we find ourselves in danger of seeing a very human devil take control of all that power.
There are, of course, religious reasons to oppose suicide. “God has a plan for your life,” we often hear, both in good times and in excruciatingly bad. But it’s a plain fact that not everyone is religious, and I think it would help if someone would collate the reasons that, from a secular perspective, suicide is always wrong.
You generally don’t pick up HIV unless you do something to contract it, and your behavioral choices are overwhelmingly driven by your thoughts and beliefs. The act of doing starts in the mind. And in his interview with Oprah, Danny Pintauro said three things that revealed some disturbing elements in his mindset.
Because the possibility of a complete progressive takeover of American government is realistically looming ahead, it behooves us to ask, “What exactly do progressives want?” Ask a progressive that question, and you’ll probably get this answer: “Evolution. We want to see society evolve.” But going all the way back to FDR, “evolution” has really meant something else: Call it “dependency”. Call it “absorption”. Call it “assimilation”.
Some people complain about the Electoral College, “My state has been overwhelmingly [political party] for YEARZ, so my vote doesn’t count!” But how true is that assertion? I did some research and, playing the averages, it takes about 25 years for a state to cycle from one political party to the other.
You might be willing to suffer torture or even give up your own life to keep your enemies from getting what they want. But if your child’s safety or life is on the line, you’ll just fold like a house of cards, won’t you? You’ll do anything to keep him or her in one piece…or will you? What if there’s a fate to be avoided that’s worse than death?