There are several reasons why people commit suicide, but the biggest cause is the person's hopelessness caused by unsolvable problems, and the thought that, "Death is the only solution." The more they concentrate their abilities to achieve social status, the more frustration they feel when, as a result of competition with others, they fail, and experience the biggest despair in modern society.
However, it is not despair which causes suicide but the thought that, "If I'm dead, this pain will go away and my problem will be solved." Death is looked upon as a solution when thoughts such as, "Death settles all scores," are unconsciously internalized.
The people who think of suicide cannot extricate themselves from their serious worries. When I asked them why they thought of suicide, they answered, "Life is so arduous, it is the only solution." It is same thing as saying, "If my life is toilsome, I'll commit suicide," or, "I have no solutions, so I'll just kill myself."
Aside from their individual problems, many suicide-victims feel alienated from society. For this reason, suicide is not only a personal responsibility but also a social one. Perverted and extreme thoughts get worse and become more uncomfortable when an individual is isolated and has a sense of alienation. When others understand and care for us, and we feel as if someone is watching over us, we can overcome any difficulty. Therefore, suicide is not only personal responsibility but also a social one.
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