Year: 1992 Source: San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 1992. p.232-236 SIEC No: 19950821

In 1913, Ambrose Bierce, a journalist, disappeared in Mexico. Some believed he went to fight with Pancho Villa; most believed that he went there to die. This column, written around 1890, in which Bierce argues that suicide is always courageous, seems to support the latter scenario.