This is the concept of “rational suicide” — a minority view in the mental health professions.
Here’s the problem. The leadership of organized medicine and mainstream bioethicists are increasingly joining the progressive ideological coalition.
Like so many others in the contemporary cultural milieu, Brooks remains in the shallow water by failing to grapple with the ubiquitous promotion of suicide we see all around us.
My last hospice patient, Bob, told me that after some months of just wanting to be dead, that he had “come out of the fog.”
We should not look at the suicidal as natural resources.