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aes256 460 days ago | link | parent

> At some level you do have to blame him. No, not for downloading files but rather for making the decision to end his life. Nobody but him made that decision.

At the risk of being branded insensitive, I do have to agree with this sentiment. My view on Aaron's suicide is much the same as that of the nurse Jacintha Saldanha last month [1].

In both cases, these people were subjected to incredible stress and anguish by external forces, but crucially, the reasonable person could not have predicted their response to these pressures would have been to take their own lives.

Aaron wasn't on suicide watch. Nobody foresaw this.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacintha_Saldanha



arcatek 459 days ago | link

Even if he wasn't on 'suicide watch', the last sentences of his last posts should now be read with a new eye.

> Thus Master Wayne is left without solutions. Out of options, it’s no wonder the series ends with his staged suicide.

> But Movie Joe somehow is able to foresee this future and concludes the only way to prevent it is to kill himself.

They have been wrote a few months ago but ... well. It's a weird coincidence.

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