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Suicides Cost Japan Economy $32bn


World  (tags: japan, suicide, kill, economy, emotion, people )

Sophie
- 3115 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Japan has one of the world's highest suicide rates, with more than 32,000 people killing themselves last year. PM Naoto Kan sees it as proof of an economic and emotional downturn.



   

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gail dair (0)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 11:04 pm
noted thankyou
 

MmAway M (522)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 11:47 pm
UMMM this is so interesting!!!

Can we put all of these people on the whaling ships and sink em?!?!?!

Just couldn't resist that one, Sorry Sophie!
 

patricia lasek (317)
Wednesday September 8, 2010, 5:00 am
The problem is the whalers aren't killing themselves. They make too much money. It is a good thought though Marilyn.
 

(0)
Wednesday September 8, 2010, 11:28 am
I really don't see why they think it's costing them money .....it's making jobs available for living people. Suicide is the coward's way out....a personal choice....and these people are not draining their society if they're dead.
 

Carol D (346)
Wednesday September 8, 2010, 2:08 pm
Medication always seems to be the answer..they think..when in reality all the medication being handed out can make matter worse for them! Seems they need a whole new change of diet, exercise and therapists to help people deal with things better.
 

Lena Rehberger (109)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 5:57 am
So know, even suicide is all about money or what?!
 

Lena Rehberger (109)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 6:03 am
Sorry for the typo ^^
 

Past Member (0)
Friday September 10, 2010, 12:47 am
yes, the article mentions suffering economically and emotionally. Please note that economically seems to take precedence over emotionally. The financial cost of suicide? What about the human cost? is that so unimportant? No wonder people are killing themselves in droves
 

Mike H (252)
Friday September 10, 2010, 12:50 am
Possibly impaired mental fuction due to eating too much mercury contaminated dead whales and dolphins. Karma is a bitch.
 
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