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You might like to take a look at my video on YouTube re my latest book (Ebook) at https://www.youtube.com/the final exit It concerns thoughtful advance planning about the end of life.

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FINAL EXIT 2020 (Digital eBook Edition) Self-deliverance and assisted dying for the terminally and hopelessly ill By Derek Humphry This new version of the famous guide Final Exit has been called a suicide handbook, yet careful readers will find that it is powerfully addressed to terminally and hopelessly ill adults who have fought for life […]

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By Derek Humphry What’s in a word? Is saying ‘suicide’ as in ‘assisted suicide’ preferable, or is it better to use an euphemism like ‘assisted dying’? From the start in l980 we at the Hemlock Society always bluntly called the medical helping to die procedures ‘physician-assisted suicide’ and, when carried out alone, ‘self-deliverance’. We stressed […]

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Regarding the nomination by Trump of Supreme Court justice Gorsuch: The Washington Post article of 1 Feb.2017 contains a particularly interesting paragraph: “If his writing is any indication, Gorsuch seems to have been alarmed by the sudden proliferation in the mid-1990s and early-2000s of proposals seeking to legalize physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia. He also cites […]

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A QUALITY VIDEO DEBATING EUTHANASIA AND ASSISTED DYING For over 20 years, Canadian citizens and courts have been engaged in a profound and divisive debate surrounding one of the most important moments in an individual’s life – the moment that it ends. In The Trouble with Dying, each side of the argument over the right […]

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A UNIQUE LIST You may like to see my up-to-date new listings of the films and videos made between l939 and 2013, and perhaps bookmark the site for future reference. ERGO’s Annotated Filmography Films, Made for TV Dramas, TV Documentaries and Videos Dealing with Dying and Euthanasia. Divided into three sections: 1. Feature films dealing […]

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BOOK REVIEW In Search of Gentle Death: The Fight for Your Right to Die With Dignity, by Richard N. Cote (Corinthian Books, 2012) Hardcover and ebook. Reviewed by Zoe FitzGerald Carter Faced with my mother’s decision to end her life after suffering from Parkinson’s disease for many years, I spent the last year of her […]

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Corinthian Books announces that the eBook version of In Search of Gentle Death: the Fight for Your Right to Die With Dignity by Richard N. Cote’ is now available not only from Amazon.com in the U.S., but also from Amazon sites all around the world, including Amazon Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, and […]

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I am happy to announce the publication of my book, “In Search of Gentle Death: The Fight for Your Right to Die With Dignity.” The 479-page, deluxe hardcover edition, which took five years to research and write, contains 92 photographs and illustrations, a full bibliography, and a comprehensive index. An ebook version will also be […]

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Friday’s estate sale of Jack Kevorkian’s personal possessions included a variety of items, from his plastic hair comb (didn’t sell) to the initial design prototype for his Thanatron “death machine.” It had been estimated to sell for $100,000 to $200,000, but the highest bid was $65,000, said the auction firm handling the sale. Little of […]

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