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May 30, 2019

The world’s leading euthanasia advocate designs a “death pod”

Fast Company, John Pavlus

Philip Nitschke’s “Sarco” shines a harsh light on everything screwed up about our cultural attitude toward death. The industrialized West doesn’t know how to deal with death. Culturally, we only seem capable of engaging with the end of a human being’s life in one way: as a problem. That problem can be “solved” by medicalizing […]

May 9, 2019

‘A very peaceful death’: Nitschke to unveil high-tech death pod

Tracey Ferrier, Australian Associated Press AAP / The Age

Australian euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke is about to unveil his new high-tech death machine in Venice and says people are already lining up to use it. Dr Nitschke says the Sarco – short for sarcophagus – reinvents the experience of elected deaths. And given it’s made using 3D printers, it could soon help people legally […]

April 15, 2019

The Swiss Services Revisited

In the past year Exit has been intimately involved in the high profile deaths of two Australians: 104-year old Professor David Goodall and Melbourne fireman, Troy Thornton. Our intimate experience with the travels and travails of these two men caused Exit to pen a new chapter on the Swiss services for the March 2019 update […]

April 14, 2019

Sarco Global Launch @ Venice Design 2019

Exit is pleased and honored to announce the global launch of Sarco @ Venice Design at the Palazzo Michiel dalle Colonne. For the past 6 months, the world’s first Sarco has been being printed at the Maak 3D precinct in Haarlem in the Netherlands. The first full-size, 3D-printed Sarco will now be unveiled in Venice […]

April 1, 2019

2019 Peaceful Pill Handbook – Now Available

There are 2 published versions of the Peaceful Pill Handbook: Print OR Online. 1. Online Edition – Peaceful Pill eHandbook Continuously updated with new information Available on 24 month subscription basis (US$85) Contains 50+ videos Allows access to Peaceful Pill Forums (on approval & after 1 month wait period) Printed from live URL secure line […]

January 20, 2019

Former Melbourne Fireman Troy Thornton Raises $16k

Former Melbourne fireman Troy Thornton has raised around $16,000 on crowd funding site, Go Fund Me, to help fund his trip to the Life Circle assisted suicide service in Basel Switzerland. Troy, who is suffering from Multiple System Atrophy, was forced to launch the campaign after Zurich service Dignitas refused to refund any part of […]