The Value of Suicide by Eric v.d. Luft
Approx. 110,550 words.
Published on December 4, 2012 by
The main point is to argue that suicide ought not automatically to be seen as an expression of despair, but that some people have non-despondent, creative, altruistic, unselfish, or advantageous reasons for doing themselves in. The ancients knew this. Our culture has lost this insight in the meantime. Luft wants to recover it.