Matt Walsh Is Wrong About: Suicide and Depression

A purposefully controversial post with a clickbait title less than a day after Mr. Williams’ suicide? What Matt lacks in empathy and tact he makes up for in narcissism and self-promotion. Matt Walsh is wrong about suicide and depression. Saying that suicide is a choice, while semantically accurate, is extremely misleading and glosses over some very important nuances. Matt is also wrong in claiming that joy is the cure for depression.

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A quick note about Matt’s Robin Williams post

This is a public service announcement:

Matt Walsh is wrong. Depression is not trivial or chosen. Depression is not cured by simply choosing joy.

There is help.
There is hope.
You are not alone.
It isn’t your fault.

Today’s post will not go unanswered.

There are actually several people who have volunteered to reply to Matt’s latest post about Robin Williams’ death. Watch for these posts over the next few days.

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Matt Walsh is Wrong About: Blogging

Perhaps my greatest frustration with American politics is our first-past-the-post elections, which ensure a two-party system in perpetuity. They split Americans into two enormous voting blocs that are, of necessity, diametrically opposed on most major issues. But Americans are not stereotypes. Few Republicans agree with every line in the RNC’s official platform (or have even […]

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Matt Walsh is wrong about: Pornography

We’re going to have to switch gears here. If all we really do with this topic is reflect the tone and banality of Walsh’s sophomoric attempt to address an extremely difficult situation, then we’ve all lost.

Besides, if we’re going to be honest with ourselves, any conversation that deals with pornography has to begin with the much broader topic of human sexuality and how it is expressed in the world around us.

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