Exit euthanasia blog analyses end of life issues, euthanasia, self-deliverance and assisted suicide. .........................................................
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Five Last Acts II
“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
Available from Amazon and good bookshops.
>>> Over 400 pages
>>> Over 40 illustrations
>>> Over 450 key references
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.):
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The complete reference, over 800 pages, The Exit Path, is also available. Please click the image below to order, or see the Publications page at the top menu.
For even more: Five Last Acts – The Exit Path (2015 edition)
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.
The most extensive volume on self-deliverance ever published, Five Last Acts: The Exit Path covers every method in encyclopedic detail, answering questions on different approaches for researchers and lay-persons alike. The Exit Path contains all the material from Five Last Acts II plus new and exclusive material.
- Methods of suicide
- Rational suicide (including helium)
- Nitrogen & helium: airing differences
- Lighter than (only some) air . . .
- A few deep breaths of sulfide sadness - suicide gone wrong
- Suicide by painful chemical gas - not the way to go!
- The essence of a good death
- More rights & wrongs of how to die - compression
- Chemicals suicide vs helium gas death
- A messy end with hydrogen sulphide
Category Archives: voluntary euthanasia
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
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
Jean Davies was 86 when she died. She had devoted most of her life to the “right-to-die” movement and died both in a time and manner of her own choosing. Why, one must ask, did she starve herself to death? … Continue reading
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
Surveys show that most people would prefer to die at home. They also show that a strong majority would like the option of assisted dying should they feel it is desirable in their last days. This is something that brings … Continue reading
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
In a few hours time, at least in the Northern Hemisphere, the Winter Solstice will be upon us. It is the time of the longest night and the shortest day. From now on until midsummer, the days get longer and … Continue reading
“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