Every year, people drive off the cliff at Colorado National Monument.  Last week, a man who drove off failed to die.  Instead, he used his cell phone to call 911 for help, and the Park Service expended money they didn’t have in a rescue.  

In discussing this dramatic event, my colleagues said things like “Why would you ever kill yourself?” and “That’s the most selfish thing you can do.”  Obviously they don’t understand what suicidal pain is like.  

Recently, it was reported that the man who attempted suicide was arrested for pedophilia.  I’m curious what my colleagues will say today.  In fact, I think I’ll go ask one.

Yes, there it was, the expected response:  “Too bad he didn’t succeed.”


~ by judeincolorado on January 26, 2009.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: