Sentimentality Makes Life Harder For The Weak, Not Easier

Over the last twenty-five years, smoking rates are down and suicide rates are up. This must have something to do with the rules of discourse which surround either subject. If we spoke of suicide as bluntly as we speak of smoking, suicide rates might go own, as well. And yet, the more common suicide becomes, the more squeamish Christians are to condemn it.

Published by Joshua Gibbs

Sophist. De-activist. Hack. Avid indoorsman.

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