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To Shake Off the Mortal Coils

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To Shake Off the Mortal Coils A permanent solution to a temporary problem - that is what the wise and good people state to help. The way they make suicide look like a decision based on cowardice is remarkable, when in the end it is a clear statement of one's strength - at least mine. I cannot speak for all those others. For all those others that take sleeping pills to attract attention. For those that wait on the roof of a skyscraper until someone notices them to call the cops. I can only speak for myself, and my decision is not based on weakness but on absolute power. Hamlet said it, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Camus and Sartre considered the question. It is not based on weakness but on a free will, the liberty to contemplate the unthinkable. It is a question only the strongest can face. They say it is easy to escape life but hard to go on with it. What fools. How many people can hold a gun to their head and pull the trigger? ...read more.


There is nothing easier than living. Man is built to endure pain. He can easily bear the whips and scorns of time as long as he doesn't question them, and as long as he is not confident enough to wonder whether it is worth suffering. All it takes is to stick to the routine. There is nothing simpler than that. Yeah, sure they will find reasons when they dig in my past. They will say: He could not stand the pressure his profession had put on him, he had always suffered from depression, he was suffering from a broken heart when his girlfriend left him. He could not stand loneliness, unrequited love of all sorts. He was too sensitive. Those would be their words. Bullshit. And they will be feigning sympathy and compassion, they will look at the art, the literature and state how great it was, what a loss it is, what a great future lay ahead of him. The sympathy of the deaf, dumb and blind, the braindead, the sympathy of the hens in the battery. ...read more.


clothes, To feel the cold wind violently caress you, To see the ground coming closer, To scream in orgiastic excitement, To know what you have done, To know that you have done something for once. Maybe even: To doubt, To regret, To wish yourself back to the top of the peak that you are pacing away from. Mercilessly To fly into annihilation, To see the truth, whether it is a beautiful or an unbearable truth for the fraction of a second only. Those 10 seconds would be - must be - will be much more revealing than 10 years of most other people, Than the whole life of most other people. More true, essential, focused, divine. Purer. 70 years forced into seconds. Refined into pure knowledge and truth. Those 10 seconds would be - must be - will be worth a lifetime. A worthy payment for endless agony. No more endless, unbearable pain. No more routine. No more repetition. No more -- Peace. To sleep, perchance to dream. To give in to the tiredness. To fall asleep. To find solace. No more agony. To end. The end. ...read more.

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