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Life in dying

No-one can really feel the pain of another when a loved one dies. Or the the moment that another experiences and feels in the minutes and seconds before that person dies. But does it have to be such a bad … Continue reading

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Our first all colour issue

Print subscribers were treated to our first all-colour issue last month and feedback so far has been great! We have to balance costs carefully so every penny we spend has t0 be justified under the benefits it brings to our … Continue reading

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Death becomes human (last chance!)

Death: the Human Experience is available now and until March 13th 2016 at the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. With spectacular artefacts, it asks visitors to consider the science, ethics, attitudes and process of death, as well as the variety … Continue reading

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“I’m Not Afraid”

For two and a half years, documentary filmmaker Fadi Hindash followed a psychiatrist as he assists one of his patients with her suicide. It is her story, as well as that of her doctor, facing the reality that helping his … Continue reading

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What is “appropriate” dying?

Instead of a set of rules where “one size fits all”, or wordily-phrased “rights”, psychologists have looked at a different model: one of, “Is this an appropriate death?” The most common scenario, where laws are proposed based on certain check-boxes … Continue reading

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A small site update (we’ve added a few FAQ’s)

Just a quick post to let regular readers know we have updated the reference pages on the top menu to include an FAQ. These Frequently Asked Questions will be updated or added to occasionally. If you have a question that … Continue reading

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The right to change your mind

As another American state gets to grips with fielding right-to-die legislation, Joe Mathews, a Californian editor, puts forward some interesting ideas. The new legislation would allow mentally competent California residents with six months or less to live to obtain a … Continue reading

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The Exit Path 2015: The most complete reference published, out now. Fully updated on nitrogen.

Five Last Acts: The Exit Path 2015 edition. § 822 pages. § over 100 illustrations and ‘how-to‘ diagrams. § Over 1000 references. § tables & charts . § Tips and checklists  § scientific evidence. Over 100 pages on helium, completely … Continue reading

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Why self-deliverance? A short history

I had joined Exit in the early ‘80s as part of some research for a small publishers that particularly concerned itself with human rights. The editor-in-chief asked me to investigate a group in Scotland that looked at the rights of … Continue reading

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Euthanasia and the Golden Palm

The Palme d’Or is the highest award at the world’s most important festival of cinema. Founded in 1946, it is the most prestigious and publicized film festival on the planet. And this year, the Palme d’Or was won by the … Continue reading

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41,689 performances. 2,542 shows. 258 venues. One death.

This month, the number of people in Edinburgh is set to triple as it hosts its enormous Festival Fringe. Spanning comedy, serious drama and light entertainment as well as dance and music, the Festival has something for everyone amid its … Continue reading

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