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On the subject of the guy’s suicide, it just goes to show how precarious economic life is for men in the West these days. However successful you have been, one little thing can go wrong and you can be broke, and whereas in the past you could get back on your feet again, these days if you are over a certain age you are most likely screwed.
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Unless one has family who are well-off and charitable to boot, the chances of getting bailed out from a financial mess are quite slim I would say.
Agreed. When I was laid off a couple months ago, my girl friend (in South East Asia) told me that while she was confident I would find a good replacement job (I did), if not we would just move up our plan to live together in Asia and retire. What little I have after my divorce won't go far in a developed country, but it is enough to live securely until Social Security kicks in. The girl friend of this man seemed to have an income and seemed like she would have stuck it out with him, for a while at least.
Moreover he would not have had to go as far as the places you mention. Outside the USA, there are plenty of places in Mexico. In the USA, he could have rented a manufactured home for a pittance in Florida or Arizona.
Harsh. Depression is real. He could not see the big picture. I am fortunate to have traveled extensively in Asia, and read lots of web sites like HA, stickman, etc. Not everyone sees the forest for the trees.
Best to use this man's death as a lesson to us all. Happiness is a choice, which is what HA is all about.
Maybe he wasn't allowed to move. When somebody is important or a potential threat do you think that the current powerful establishment are going to just let that person escape their grasp? Nope.
Easy for a nobody to walk away. They are not a threat. Have no impact upon the world so those in power say good riddance, fck off. Go live in a sh*t hole someplace. Won't affect the world.