Sunday, April 15, 2018

at the funeral show

Philip Nitschke
A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at the press of a button went on display at an Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday.
Called the “Sarco”, short for sarcophagus, the 3D-printed machine invented by Australian euthanasia activist Philip Nitschke and Dutch designer Alexander Bannink comes with a detachable coffin, mounted on a stand that contains a nitrogen canister....
Nitschke said he aimed to build the first fully functioning pod before the end of the year.

I wonder how, if at all, this news dovetails with the report that David Buckel, a prominent LGBT lawyer and environmental activist, burned himself to death in New York City yesterday.


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    1. I wonder whether is a 3d printed coffin cheaper than a wooden one?