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tnstaec wrote

This is a hard one. On one hand respecting others' autonomy has to include respect for a rational, determined choice to end their lives. This is especially true for people who are in extreme chronic pain and have no other options. But on the other hand there is something of an epidemic of suicide. I wouldn't want to encourage people to choose suicide when other options that might not be as apparent are open to them. Living in contemporary society is fucking unbearable much of the time, but a human life is so short in the scheme of things. Personally, I'd rather spend a few decades trying to unfuck the world as much as possible, and even failing, than to just end it all prematurely.