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Robin Williams Dead from Apparent Suicide

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Wirey, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. DawudTalut

    DawudTalut Peace be upon you.

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    Sorry for this loss.
     
  2. Skwim

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    Why autoerotic?
     
  3. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein On the funeral pyre of existence
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    Because it doesn't involve another person. It's something you do while masturbating.
     
  4. Skwim

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    I know it doesn't involve another person and that masturbation is involved, but if I'm not mistaken most suicides don't involve other people, which leaves the matter of assuming masturbation was involved. Why?

    FYI
    "There is no evidence that hypoxyphilia* is a form of disguised suicide. In most cases hypoxyphilic deaths are a complete surprise to family and friends as the deceased was typically in a good mood and giving every indication that they were looking forward to the future."
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    *Hypoxyphilia is a paraphilia which is a sub-category of sexual masochism. Also known by terms such as asphyxiophilia, autoerotic or sexual asphyxia, this potentially lethal sexual practice refers to sexual arousal that is produced while reducing the oxygen supply to the brain.
    Source: ibid.
     
  5. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein On the funeral pyre of existence
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    Oh, I'm just guessing. I don't really know. It was the first thing that came to mind when I heard he died of hanging. David Carradine and Michael Hutchence both died from autoerotic asphyxiation, too.
     
  6. Wirey

    Wirey Fartist

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    Who assumes that? If your mom hurt her back would you assume it was from a kinky sex position? My brother, you need some assitance with your outlook. Not everyone spends all their time killing knuckle children.
     
  7. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    Well....you're not helping your case by posing this question to us.

    Suicide still strikes me as the sadder possibility...that's some pretty devastating pain to send him there.
     
  8. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein On the funeral pyre of existence
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    Because his death is a shock (well, it is to me) and him being in a seated position with a belt around his neck kinda adds to the possibility since people who hang themselves in order to kill themselves usually do it from overhead and not with a belt tied to a doorknob. I'm not the only one to think it might've been that. People are talking about that all over the Internet now.
     
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    Robin Williams once said "Never get into a fight with an ugly person. They have nothing to lose!"
     
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  10. Alex_G

    Alex_G Enlightner of the Senses

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    I’m so very sad to hear the news of Robin Williams. It is truly a tragedy characteristic of modern times; a sobering and melancholic reminder of how broken a world we must live in for this person I associate so strongly with such happiness, laughter and childhood nostalgia to take his own life.

    A collective sadness is felt as this light is extinguished and his burden solemnly lifted, yet ever more poignant is the awareness of the countless other lives who share in such silent suffering behind the closed doors of an insensitive and fast paced world.

    The truth is one cannot presume to know another person’s innermost reality, or what hurt might lie beneath the smiles. In remembering to bring such mindfulness and consideration to the way you treat all those around you would help make the world a better place and be some positive bit of grace that can be taken away from this tragic story.
     
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    dawny0826 Mother Heathen

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    First thought that crossed my mind too.

    Some of my earliest childhood memories involved watching Mork & Mindy with my mother. Robin Williams has always reminded me somewhat of my Dad and is around the same age.

    He had a gift and I appreciate the memories with my own family that revolved around his work.
     
  12. Wirey

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    You realize how dark that show is now? He committed suicide and she was murdered by her stalker.
     
  13. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    Pam Dawber?
    She's still alive.
     
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    Isn't she married to that guy on NCIS?
     
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    Then what the Hell am I remembering? Stupid short-circuited brain!
     
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    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    Ms Dawber was in a series (My Sister Sam) with a gal who was killed by a stalker.
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    Your brain is making very sophisticated connections.
     
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    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    How would I know?
    You're the one who watches junk TV & obsesses over celebrities.
     
  18. CynthiaCypher

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    John Wayne was a cross-dresser.
     
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    That pretty much rules out erotic asphyxiation. And just because his body was in a seated position doesn't mean he had a seat beneath him.
     
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    It's unfortunate that he felt he had to commit suicide. At least he's at peace now.
     
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