Re: Self-termination and consequences for suspension, was Re: deathand life...

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Sat Feb 23 2002 - 03:11:08 MST

On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:

> Also, I should think the best way to go (both in terms of personal
> comfort, preservation success, and legal problems) would be to call
> Alcor, set up the video camera to record your final wishes and the
> act itself, slide into a bathtub full of ice water and shoot up a
> fatal dose of Morphine and Heparin. Wrist-slashing is so messy...

Legal problems set aside, "shooting a fatal dose of moprhine and heparin"
is a thinkably bad idea medically. If you're planning to die anytime soon,
consider helpful discussions in the cryonet archives (dying in hospice
setting while in presence of the doctor by refusing fluids would come to

I'm hoping for legal euthanasia by the time I need it.</lfp>

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