[lit-ideas] Re: FW: RE: Re: Just read a novel

  • From: Robert Paul <rpaul@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 11:03:15 -0700

Eric wrote:

For another take on this, see Walker Percy's _Lost in the Cosmos: the last self-help book_, in the chapter called "Why Suicide is the Only Cure for Depression."

'The thought of suicide is a powerful solace: by means of it one gets through many a bad night.'

--Nietasche, Beyond Good and Evil, 157.

Robert Paul
Reed College

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