Jul 17, 2022
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In recent days, three suicide incidents have occurred at National Taiwan University: a female student fell from the building on November 9, a Chinese male student hanged himself in the dormitory on November 11, and a male student fell from the building of the Academy of Social Sciences on November 13. , three consecutive suicides in five days have drawn national attention. In fact, when I was studying at National Taiwan University, students committed suicide from time to time. Some high-rise buildings on campus where night scenes could be photographed had closed entrances and exits, but it was still unable to prevent the photo background removing occurrence of suicide incidents of National Taiwan University students. As a graduate of National Taiwan University, I am deeply touched by this matter. The public always asks, why do we successful people choose to commit suicide instead? I can't give a unified answer, but whether the students at National Taiwan University are successful, I think it depends on what the definition of success is. The lucky child/Climbed to the palace/The result is worth savoring/Simple child/Whether it has changed/Following the rules of the game/Learning to grow up ──Mayday, "Where My Heart Has Not Broken" Does success mean being proud of yourself from the bottom of your heart? When we talk about a person's success, we often focus on objective facts. But the parties do not necessarily feel that they are successful, not to mention that there are more than 3,000 students in the first year of National Taiwan University, all of whom are also students of Taiwan University. They are buried in the more than 3,000 elite miles. Not everyone can stand it. At this time, subjective feeling is more important than objective feeling. The late psychologist Michael Kernis coined the term "fragile high self esteem": Is one's self-esteem stable? Do you truly believe that you are a worthwhile person, or do you have to constantly rely on outside voices to support you as a worthwhile person? If it is the latter, then the high self-esteem he has is not stable high self-esteem, but fragile high self-esteem.