[Homestead] Our new president, whoever he may be
mmcharry at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 21:42:28 EST 2008
On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 10:59 AM, <DSanner106 at aol.com> wrote:
> I had seen that, but since all 4 countries are in the top ten in suicide
> the ultimate measure of personal happiness. I have to question the source.
> Most of the
> top ten are socialist or communist nations actually.
> 1 Lithuania
> 2 Russian Federation
> 3 Finland
> 4 Ukraine
> 5 France
> 6 Denmark....
> These leaders have a suicide rate as much as 4 times higher than the US.
Except for France, all of those countries are northern countries.
People tend to kill themselves more when they get less than a given
amount of daylight. Also, the US has a high incidence of violence and
murder. I'm wondering how the suicide rates compare with the murder
rates? After all, whether you drown yourself in the river or die as
the result of a knife fight at the local brew shop, you're still dead.
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