Year: 1994 Source: New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1994. p.49-74 SIEC No: 20021060

Our investigation has shown that in the final analysis the morbid suicide tendency of the present is caused by the irreligiosity of the masses. It must be established through a cultural history whether & how the religiosity of peoples changes in certain periods to bring about that strange & harmful pessimistic mass mood in which suicide is practiced as a legitimate escape from every kind of misfortune & dissatisfaction.