Category Archives: research

Another year, and for some a final rest

We salute some of the beautiful friends-in-spirit who decide about their Exit this year. Betsy Davis threw a farewell party with friends and family in July. It was her way to say goodbye before becoming one of the first California … Continue reading

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The essence of a good death

At its core, perhaps we can say death is two things: what it means to the person who dies, and what it means to the people who will remember. Two days ago in Austin, Texas, a young student, 20-year-old Richard … Continue reading

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Afraid of dying?

Earlier this year on this Blog, we added the strapline, Taking away the fear of death. Fear of dying badly is one aspect, hence Exit’s original mission; fear of everything coming to an end is also an aspect. Knowing how … Continue reading

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When this tide is not for turning

Falconer’s bill hits the rocks. Eighty years of no change. Public opinion consistently demands euthanasia law reform. Is the tide really turning? In 1935, a group of eminent persons proposed a bill to allow voluntary euthanasia under carefully controlled conditions.The … Continue reading

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One cannot escape death

The thought of dying is one that most people push aside, at least until it seems imminent (to ourselves or someone close to us). The mission of Exit can be described as taking away the fear of death. A large … Continue reading

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A nitrogen workshop and a special invitation!

Martin Amis is famous not just for his hard-hitting novels but for his outspoken stance on euthanasia. His position, however, is a personal one, arrived at not for the sake of exercising his vast skill as a writer but as … Continue reading

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Nitrogen & helium: airing differences

As noted in our earlier Blog, the ‘right-to-die’ movement went into a bit of a tailspin over the news that Balloon Time, a manufacturer of helium party-balloon kits, was henceforth diluting their product. This was because helium had offered a … Continue reading

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Keeping in touch

The Exit Newsletter, a quality magazine that goes to our worldwide membership, is off the press again at last! Our sense of responsibility means that Exit does not publish “how-to” instructions on the Internet although we do cover the subject … Continue reading

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New print publications available on Amazon

To keep pace with the changes in availability of helium, additional sections have been added to the books Five Last Acts II and Five Last Acts – The Exit Path. At over 400 pages, the first of these is one … Continue reading

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A special treat for readers of ExitEuthanasia Blog

Free! (Or at least as free as we can make them.) The peace of mind obtained from years and years of research, peer-reviewed and supported with the best medical experts and medical journals worldwide, carefully presented in the most comprehensive … Continue reading

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Living wills again

Exit’s main work is associated with research into self-deliverance (“self-euthanasia” or “rational suicide” as it is also referred to). Yet along the way, living wills have also been a major area of research. We published the first volume of Collected … Continue reading

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