ROBIN WILLIAMS – “CRAZY ONE” OR SAD SOUL?
THE SAD “CRAZY ONE”
What a SHOCK!! Not our beloved “Crazy One?! One of the film and television industry’s most acclaimed actors and comedians died, but worst of all, committed suicide. Who in the world would have believed that the one who brought us so much joy and made us laugh so hard over many years, could take his own life! While Robin Williams might rather have been remembered for his unique brand of improvisation, or the many top notch films he made, one can hardly believe that the lively and somewhat “crazy” character in the later television series, The Crazy Ones, could take his own life! How could this even be possible, many have contemplated?
THE VALUE OF YOUR LIFE
How much is your life worth, really worth? The funny thing about this question is that it could be answered in two very contradicting ways by one particular person. Just think about it for a bit. If you are the principal bread winner in your family and you take out life insurance, you would value yourself as high as you possibly can afford the monthly premiums. When you are gone, you would want your loved ones to be taken care of in an even better way than you would have done it yourself, right?
THE BLACK HOLE
The sad part is that so many people don’t value their own lives at all and find it so easy to end it untimely and tragically as our beloved Robin Williams had done. So many wonderful souls fall prey to the black hole of drug addiction and depression, not realizing their own worth. In the media, there are so many tributes in the Oscar-winner’s honor, proving how much his fans valued him and his tremendous talent.
He famously quoted: “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.” Makes you think, doesn’t it …
Author: Maritha Koortzen
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