Originally Posted by AMD+nVidia
Sad... it's pathetic that someone would KILL themselves over Myspace! Survival of the fittest I guess!
Personally, I have no sympathy for those adults who chose to end their own lives (quitters never win and all); the idea of suicide disgusts me and leaves me with great contempt for those adults who chose it as an option/solution to their own, relatively painful circumstances. And rest you assured, in the distant past, I myself was at that very precipice ... and in the end ... found it quite gay as serious consideration.
That said ...
When it involves an adolescent, I think the topic deserves special and far more exceptional attention; it should be treated much differently.
(in my own reading) do the same rules apply.
Adulthood is one thing ...
Adolescence, as any of us can most likely attest to, is a whole other, lunar-landscape-like period of emotional dis-ease, challenges and hurdles. It's really not an easy course to run and woe upon any supposed
adult who pointedly attempts to make it more difficult than it already is (was).
In other words, ... good for the courts for indicting the monster that found pleasure (I'm sure very much) in tormenting the young girl.
The grown woman (monster) who chose to toy with the still developing psyche of such a young person new full well what she was doing:
And that is? Exactly?
Misleading and playing upon (perhaps) the single most emotionally charged desire that a human being can experience ... the idea/belief that we are wanted by someone that we horribly want ourselves, the idea that our loving feelings are reciprocated.
Doesn't get much more powerful than that, especially considering the all too "exposed nerve" type emotional state that we all went through as young persons.
Anyway. As I said ... rest you well in prison lady
You got what you deserved (IMHO).
Re: Survival of the fittest:
it could be argued that such a simply "Darwinian" notion could and should definitely apply to the animal kingdom but the argument gets complicated when applying said reasoning to the Human.
It's a can of worms, really ... and fodder, more properly suited to another forum (I'm guessing).
But that's just the humanist coming out in me.