Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Euthanasia Coaster

" “Euthanasia Coaster” is a hypothetic euthanasia machine in the form of a roller coaster, engineered to humanely – with elegance and euphoria – take the life of a human being. Riding the coaster’s track, the rider is subjected to a series of intensive motion elements that induce various unique experiences: from euphoria to thrill, and from tunnel vision to loss of consciousness, and, eventually, death. Thanks to the marriage of the advanced cross-disciplinary research in space medicine, mechanical engineering, material technologies and, of course, gravity, the fatal journey is made pleasing, elegant and meaningful. " read more...
Where can this thing operate legally? Texas was a big surprise to me.
Map of the legality of euthanasia.

1 comment:

cybrbeast said...

I was surprised to find out that India allows it. Apparently this map is not nuanced because:

"Active euthanasia, including the administration of lethal compounds for the purpose of ending life, is still illegal in India, and in most countries."

I think Netherlands and other countries with full legalization should have a special color on that map.