Lil Wayne Talks About His Attempted Suicide at Age 12
Rapper Lil Wayne has opened up about his mental health struggles. In a recent episode of Uncomfortable Conversations, an online series hosted by ex-NFL player Emmanuel Acho, the rapper shared his thoughts on the demons he’s faced. “When I was told that I couldn’t have what I wanted, what I dreamed of and what I […]
The Jonestown Massacre: The Mass Suicide That Shook the World
Did you know that before the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, the largest loss of American lives was actually due to an event called the Jonestown Massacre? In a single day, more than 900 citizens lost their lives in a murder-suicide organized by the Peoples Temple cult leader, Jim Jones. Around 300 […]
The Anatomy of a Cult: Why Is It So Hard to Leave?
By now, you’re aware that in this world, there is the eerie presence of cults. When you hear the word, you think of delusional Satanists or sacrificial lambs and bloody pentagons. There’s an image associated with the term, and it’s more or less used to paint a picture of something out of the ordinary. In […]
To curb soaring suicide rate, Japan appoints its “Minister of Loneliness”
Since 2009, the suicide rate in Japan has seen a steady decline — until COVID-19 happened. Increased remote work and forced isolation due to the pandemic have resulted in Japanese citizens feeling stressed and lonesome in seclusion. Preliminary data shows that 20,919 committed suicide in Japan in 2020, a far figure from the country’s current number […]