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The Stupidest Song Ever Written

M*A*S*H* is what is now called a 'trigger word' for me.

I loved the TV series, loved the movie, bought the soundtrack and loved that too, especially the theme song, Suicide is Painless.

I've since witnessed the aftermath of two horrific suicides that obviously were the opposite of painless, and wondered if they were lured into it by the song. I'll spare the gory details as I've mentioned them here before.

Numerous websites and social media are rightly condemned for encouraging suicide, as that song should be, but swept up in that are rational advice on how to do it painlessly. I know how, I choose not to. When I choose to I hope society has evolved so I can lie back on an NHS bed and press a button.

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