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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.):
Also available from Amazon uk:
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 . . .
- Dying of cold - hypothermia news - fictions exposed
- Suicide by painful chemical gas - not the way to go!
- More rights & wrongs of how to die - compression
- Chemicals suicide vs helium gas death
- The essence of a good death
- Suicide methods - the good, the bad, the downright weird
Tag Archives: starvation
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 stopped taking any nutrition a week ago. It was the only choice I saw to end my life, the only thing I can control. The literature I read said it wouldn’t be hard, and it isn’t — it’s brutal. … Continue reading
How much respect does the law really give you for your private life? Your family life? Your private arrangements between you and those you love and who love you? This apparently straightforward question is one that our highest court wants … Continue reading
When we use the term “self-deliverance” or “rational suicide” we indicate suicide as a response to unbearable, unrelievable suffering (in contrast to regrettable suicides due to a temporary emotional or psychological disturbance). Yet the history of self-deliverance shows people do … Continue reading
There are two fairly distinct groups of people who consider suicide, or do end their life by suicide – the first is those who very regrettably feel unable to bear what essentially is, or should be, a temporary trauma – … Continue reading
Exit supports political campaigns to allow lawful option for persons wanting to end their life in the face of unbearable and unrelievable suffering. But, at best, such campaigns help those in the future. Political campaigning is an expensive business, no … Continue reading
Of all the ways you can try to end your life when it’s a calm and rational decision, helium surely ranks as one of the simplest. But simple things don’t always go to plan – as 79-year-old William Stanton (MBE) … Continue reading
Update – the new edition of Five Last Acts is back from the main proof-readers and will go into publication very soon. (We are just waiting for it to come back from the academic reviewers.) Five Last Acts, … Continue reading
In a debate that all too-frequently becomes polarised, living wills (or advance directives as they are also called), used to be a familiar battle ground. ‘Pro-life’ and ‘Pro-choice’ campaigners would line up on opposite sides of the fence. Things have … Continue reading
Five Last Acts, possibly the most comprehensive and well-researched guide on methods of self-deliverance or rational euthanasia, needs a new publishing home. Such books should not be necessary, but in the continued absence of responsible legislation for options in dying, … Continue reading