Billionaire Metro co-founder Beisheim commits suicide

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paintcan wrote:

Did Herr Beisheim really loose hope or did he simply not believe there was any point to trying to prolong his life by every means available to him? I suspect, that with his wealth he could have extended his years.

The man was brave enough to put a stop to it and relinquish his possessions. He was a very old man. He may have felt that any more efforts were pointless?

Maybe the article should be saying BRAVO, Herr Beisheim?

The only thing that bothers me about his action is; there would be too much pressure on those without means to do the same thing if what he did became something everyone approved and worse, became a matter of governmental or medical policy. Is there a good argument that he may have robbed the medical system of Germany of a good paying customer and subsidizer of others?

Maybe that was the lesson of the Third Reich he was exposed to in his youth? Those people made a religion of the German state and the German people but they also went mad. .

Feb 25, 2013 10:53am EST  --  Report as abuse
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