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§ Through their effort to save the statistical life of the Jewish people we know that Jews had the lowest suicide rate among all civilized nations. I am quite sure those figures are no longer correct, but I cannot prove it with new figure though I can certainly with new experiences. § Perhaps the philosophers are right who teach that suicide is the last and supreme guarantee of human freedom; not being free to create our lives or the world in which we live, we nevertheless are free to throw life away and to leave the world. § The difficulty of restarting your whole life. Eg from goin to a doctor or a prince to a refugee A nice little fairy-tale has been invented to describe our behaviour; a forlorn émigré dachshund, in his grief, begins to speak: “Once, when I was a St. Bernard …” Our new friends, rather overwhelmed by so many stars and famous me hardly understand that at the basis of all our descriptions of past splendors lies one human truth: once we were somebodies about whom § Closed reading Monday, October 1, 2018 1:53 PM
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people cared, we were loved by friends, and even known by landlords a paying our rent regularly Huge loss of status and dignity § No sense of identity I[t] is the same story all over the world, repeated again and again. In Europe the Nazis confiscated our property; but in Brazil we have to pay
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