CDC: Youth Suicide Rate Skyrockets 70%

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    Everyone wants to talk about guns and save the children, but more kids kill themselves than are murdered and nobody wants to address why.

    https://www.cdc.gov/injury/images/lc-charts/leading_causes_of_death_age_group_2014_1050w760h.gif

    Psychological Science gives the reason - as people lose touch with God they then lose purpose and meaning.

    The researchers found that this factor of religiosity mediated the relationship between a country’s wealth and the perceived meaning in its citizen’s lives, meaning that it was the presence of religion that largely accounted for the gap between money and meaning. They analyzed other factors—education, fertility rates, individualism, and social support (having relatives and friends to count on in troubled times)—to see if they could explain the findings, but in the end it came down to religion.

    Where Life Has Meaning: Poor, Religious Countries
     
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    It's tough being a kid now days, peer pressure, social media, the family unit is decimated. They're lost
     
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    They need to put a warning label on tide pods. Only consume 1 every 2 hours...
     
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    When I was a kid, when you left school for the day, you left behind all the bullshit cliques, the bullies, all the crap that sucked.

    Today, kids can't get away from it. Social media 24/7. That has to be terrible.
     
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    The left have created a rotten world for kids to grow up in and brainwashed them into believing their lives are meaningless.
     
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    Bibles and korans have molested human DNA similarly. Nazism is morality itself.
     
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    Take it up with psychologists who say your full of shit.
     
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    Nice sloganeering there, jingo boy.
     
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    Cantaloupes play along mercenary measures.
     
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    Horseshit.
     
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