“Five Last Acts, at over 400 pages, marks what may be the most comprehensive guide to self-deliverance techniques available.”
- World Right-to-Die Newsletter
The 2nd edition of Five Last Acts, expanded & revised, is now available from Amazon and other online outlets, as well as from most good bookshops.
>>> Over 400 pages
>>> Over 40 illustrations
>>> Over 450 key references
Chapters include use of helium, drugs, compression, plastic bags, starvation and other means, as well as other key resources including authoritative information on the legal position. It's comprehensive analysis and step-by-step explanation of methods of self-deliverance is far-reaching and probably unrivalled, both for the individual seeking peace of mind and for other researchers in the area.
Main link (Amazon U.S.):
Also available from Amazon uk:
NEW! The textbook, larger version, The Exit Path, now also available. Please click the image below to order, or see the Publications page at the top of this Blog for more details.
The Exit Path
The first purpose of this blog is to update our members and supporters. We'll also post some news stories of interest. Anyone can join, read the posts, and send comments or questions on specific stories.
If however you are suicidally depressed, we urge you to maybe visit The Samaritans website and consider their offer of confidential support. The Samaritans offer emotional support and a non-judgemental listening ear 24hrs a day. Or contact your family or another support agency to talk over your suicidal feelings.
or outside of the uk:
- Rational suicide (including helium)
- Methods of suicide
- An unusual death by cyanide
- Dying of cold - hypothermia news - fictions exposed
- Heartache of a death not shared - a helium suicide fails
- Chemicals suicide vs helium gas death
- When society advocates painful death
- A few deep breaths of sulfide sadness - suicide gone wrong
- A quick guide to Dignitas
- Suicide methods - the good, the bad, the downright weird
Category Archives: voluntary euthanasia
I found the interview with Debby Purdy in today’s Financial Times very moving. Sometimes we can get so caught up in an almost academic debate or flag-waving. The striking thing about Purdy perhaps is not her desire for voluntary euthanasia, … Continue reading
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When you tick off various boxes on your living will document, the ones where you might have dementia are always problematic. Euthanasia in cases of dementia raises even bigger questions of voluntariness. I have known ‘right-to-die’ supporters who say that … Continue reading
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“First of all, do any of you here think it’s a crime to help a suffering human end his agony? Any of you think it is? Say so right now!” So opens Kevorkian’s speech in this challenging play based on … Continue reading
“Dr Death is Dead!” ran the headlines as Jack Kevorkian, the most prominent of doctors ever to assist in suicides, reached his own last stand in Michigan’s William Beaumont Hospital, last June 3rd, and eight days after his 83rd birthday. … Continue reading
Julijonas Urbonas, a PhD candidate at the Royal College of Art in London, has designed a “Euthanasia Coaster” that will, he says, enable its riders to experience euphoria followed by painless death. The idea is a work of art rather … Continue reading
A number of news stories these past few days have highlighted differences between ‘right-to-die’ groups and also the myths perpetrated by the ‘pro-life’ groups. An elderly, arthritic woman dies at the Zurich assisted suicide clinic; an elderly woman being evicted … Continue reading
British law is caught in a neverneverland over assisted suicide. It’s kind of illegal (by statute) and kind of legal (by the the Director of Public Prosecutions guidelines – as long as you satisfy criteria retrospectively). So what’s a genuine, … Continue reading