It is said that for every suicide, on average there are eight people left behind who are seriously and often permanently damaged.
Her conclusion, having lived for some years in a developing country is:
The right to die is clearly much more of a concern among the wealthy and highly educated of the developed nations.
Naturally, you might argue — because we are wealthier and healthier, because we live longer, because we are provided with more life-saving drugs and surgery, we are also, as a consequence, confronted with this problem of choosing when to end our lives.
But I put to you that perhaps the choice itself is just another First-World luxury. A privilege, like so many privileges of the wealthy — something that poses as a symbol of self-determination and freedom but ends up, paradoxically, to be yet another source of suffering.