This ‘Suicide Booth’ will kill you at the press of a button

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Suicide is an incredibly sensitive subject for a number of pretty obvious reasons. You can’t have a conversation about the idea of someone taking their own life without also addressing mental health and if you’re of the mindset that suicide is the answer to a problem, you’re not likely to find many who support that point of view. Philip Nitschke doesn’t advocate for suicide, but he believes “rational suicide” should be a human right, and to that end he’s developed a suicide machine that can accomplish the task.

The device, called “Sarco,” is a pod that can kill a person in a very short period of time, filling their lungs with nitrogen which suffocates and ultimately ends the occupant’s life. Nitschke showed off his invention at the Amsterdam Funeral Expo (which is apparently a thing) as a VR exhibit to give willing participants a chance to see what it would be like to climb inside and shove off from this mortal coil.

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