Re: Is Suicide Contagious? A Case Study in Applied Memetics

From: Robin Faichney (
Date: Fri Apr 20 2001 - 20:48:50 BST

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    On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 10:17:11AM -0400, Wade T.Smith wrote:
    > On 04/19/01 13:19, Robin Faichney said this-
    > >Someone is on the very edge, only holding back for fear of
    > >pain, and then they come across what looks like a relatively painless
    > >way of killing themselves.
    > But, would you call such a person 'non-suicidal'? I wouldn't.

    I wouldn't either. But is anyone really suggesting that genuinely
    non-suicidal people might be influenced to commit suicide?

    Robin Faichney
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