Jinxy wrote:Sadly, when a life ends in suicide, the entirety of that life is summed up by that one act. And to reduce it to a discussion of whether the action was strong or weak further diminishes the totality of the person's life.
I do not think so. The discussion is about a general claim about 'suicide', not a claim about the summation of a particular life. Arthur Koestler committed suicide but people remember him for his books.