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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 . . .
- An unusual death by cyanide
- A few deep breaths of sulfide sadness - suicide gone wrong
- Suicide methods - the good, the bad, the downright weird
- A less than glad end
- Chemicals suicide vs helium gas death
Tag Archives: Switzerland
Most people agree that every person has the right to seek happiness in their own way, and to live life, even choosing the time and manner of death, in the way that they would wish. In Switzerland, any citizen can … Continue reading
For those lucky enough to be able to afford the thousands of pounds required for an assisted suicide at Dignitas, Switzerland, there remains one extra hurdle that is sometimes difficult to surmount: a travelling companion who will accompany you and … Continue reading
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
Can you imagine having your movements restricted after talking about the Terry Pratchett programme? That was the incredible scenario facing Nicola Sherwood and her mum after visiting Nicola’s ailing father, John Withers. John, 74yrs, has been suffering with Alzheimers for … Continue reading
A reader recently asked if we could produce a guide to Dignitas, the Swiss assisted suicide organisation, together with some pros and cons. We are happy to oblige. Please note Exit does not give personal advice about Dignitas beyond the … 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
Exit has received information that persons are resorting to risky methods of rational (or irrational) suicide. The trend to use chemicals began in third-world countries and with information coming from Japan, but appears to be spreading to the Western world. … Continue reading
Best selling author Ian McEwan has joined other prominent celebrities in calling for legislation to allow terminally ill patients to receive medical help to die. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, he spoke of his desire to control his … Continue reading
“Major social issues such as euthanasia are not fit to be decided by rights, and this is a good example to show rights are not a panacea for all social problems. This is because rights are necessarily enforced by judges, … Continue reading
From Barcelona to Basel is less than 500 miles – an hour and a half’s flight or overnight on the train. But for Jordi, an 80-year-old Barcelona man with severe respiratory problems, it was a deeply desired journey for his … Continue reading
Two more people have been arrested, for providing very nominal ‘assistance’ to someone going to Switzerland to die. A 47-year-old woman and a 48-year-old man, both from South Shields in England’s north-east, have been arrested on suspicion of intentionally doing … Continue reading