"Still, call me strange, but I happen to find a certain appeal in the
conviction that one is, though otherwise lucid, nevertheless already
dead. Provided there were no uncomfortable symptoms of rigor mortis
cramping up my hands, nor delusory devils biting at my feet, how
liberating it would be to be able to write like a dead man and without
that hobbling, hesitating fear of being unblinkingly honest."
--Psychologist Jesse Bering, in an article for Scientific American
about the thoughts that lead people to suicide
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