Chris Cornell and Suffering in Silence

It’s an awkward and selfish thing, but when I first heard that Chris Cornell suddenly died, I found myself hoping it was from a heart attack or some other unforeseen-and-hard-to-prevent condition.  Someone else I knew personally, another gifted person, died from a sudden heart attack one day a few years ago, …

Not anti. Pro.

From CNN.com: “Japan’s government has long battled to contain the country’s alarmingly high suicide rate. A total of 32,155 people killed themselves in 2006, giving the country the ninth highest rate in the world, according to the government. Suicides first passed the 30,000 mark in 1998, near the height of …