Teachers and Assisted Suicide
The Unethicist, a columnist with Gawker.com, gives great advice to a school teacher about helping a student with a suicide problem. Surprisingly Gawker is not all about New York City sightings of celebs. I just wish they had a tag for “humor-someone-who-doesn’t-live-in-the-NYC-can-understand”. It would make it easier to find the true gems that they write such as this:
“But suicide is basically just an extreme form of being a cutter, and being a cutter is just taking enthusiasm for My Chemical Romance albums and Hello Kitty paraphernalia to its violent conclusion. It’s lame. And I do not advocate being lame.” – The Unethicist on Music on Japanese Culture
Read more about how to help students with problems.