Isn't Neil Perry of Dead Poets Society somewhat a fool?

He didn't have enough reason to completely end his life. Didn't he think of Mr. Keating, or Todd, or any of his other friends, before pulling the trigger? Was he only thinking of his father, his father, his father? Didn't he think of how he had only to finish this year of school, then he could be out of... show more He didn't have enough reason to completely end his life. Didn't he think of Mr. Keating, or Todd, or any of his other friends, before pulling the trigger? Was he only thinking of his father, his father, his father? Didn't he think of how he had only to finish this year of school, then he could be out of his house and away from his father and do whatever he wanted? He didn't think his death through. I'm sure the minute he pulled the trigger he wished he hadn't. I'm sure. Am I right?
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