The society has reinforced in the mind of the people that it is coward who runs away from life realities and as a matter of dodging commits suicide but what I strongly feel is that it is daring people who do commit suicide and coward does not. People who are committing self immolation are in hysteria and that put them in a transient situation which forces them to annul their life. However, the general notion is that “it is coward who commits suicide not the brave” but I prefer to take a walk which is other way around.
We all are trying all the possible ways and taking all the measures to extend our life span and live a little longer in the planet of earth but there are a few people who succumb to the existential crisis; to be or not to be that life throws right in front of them. To put an end and to eliminate themselves from this planet of earth one needs great amount of courage.
The greatest fear in anyone’s life is the fear of losing one’s life and how much ever more audacity one needs to overcome the greatest fear and to get into the act of self immolation. Therefore, killing oneself is not just an act of coward but of courageous. Those people who have thought about or made the attempts to commit suicide would very well know it is brave men’s job and are still alive because they were coward to commit suicide.
Perhaps it is the religion, its leaders, moral philosophers and thinkers coined the thought that “It is coward who commits suicide not brave men.” They have had coined this particular thought to prevent alarming rates of self immolation and to articulate meaning in life. They were creating a stereotypical notion that brave people never commit suicide they won’t flee from life realities instead they face everything courageously. Thus, even after committing suicide the tag of being coward would remain with the person and his family who committed the self immolation.
Society and religion always treat killing oneself as a stigma and one decade ago even the Catholic Church used to treat the person committed suicide in awful way that they were buried in a place which was known as ‘Rascal Grave.’ It was to make the act of committing suicide as a matter of disgrace for the family of deceased thus rest of the people shall not indulge in such act.
We take utmost care to protect our body, have frequent medical check-ups, visiting beauty spa to have make over sessions so that we shall live longer as well as appear fair and handsome. When we all are in a race to keep everything in line with, a few people thinking totally out of the common notion and take a valiant step to respond to the existential crisis; to be or not to be in a negative note.
The self immolation is not something that happens in a fine morning, adequate thinking and reflections definitely would have been gone into before someone decides to do so. I think it is more daring to kill oneself than moving ahead with the difficult time though the act of killing oneself has so many ethical and moral questions involved in it.
When everyone wishes never to expire from this beautiful planet of earth with all whims and fancies that life can offer, a few take a daring step to end everything when encountered with life realities. Taking a decision against the common trends is always difficult, so to pause amidst the chaos and take a core decision of putting an end for everything in life is how much more daring is.
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