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The macabre concept of a 'euthanasia roller coaster' that thrills you... then kills you
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ ^ | February 28 2012 | By JULIAN GAVAGHAN

Posted on 03/10/2012 8:33:57 AM PST by Para-Ord.45

An engineer has come up with macabre rollercoaster concept where passengers are thrilled and then ‘killed’.

The chilling Euthanasia Coaster is a theoretical machine engineered to ‘humanely, with elegance and euphoria, take the life of a human being’.

It is designed to subject the rider to a series of unique experiences from euphoria to thrill and from tunnel vision to loss of consciousness.

When travelling at 100m/s, the passenger would then pass away following a lack of oxygen reaching the brain.

The surreal structure is the brainchild of Lithuanian engineer Julijonas Urbonas.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: carousel; cultureofdeath; deatheaters; deathpanels; euthanasia; lifehate; logansrun; madscientist; madscientists; obamacare; zerocare
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1 posted on 03/10/2012 8:34:00 AM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: Para-Ord.45

Wow.


2 posted on 03/10/2012 8:39:32 AM PST by chessplayer
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3 posted on 03/10/2012 8:42:13 AM PST by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Para-Ord.45
Let me guess: Scythe blades at the end.

Okay, this nonsense has got to stop.

4 posted on 03/10/2012 8:42:47 AM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah; Salvation; NYer

I’m at a loss for words.


5 posted on 03/10/2012 8:45:16 AM PST by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Soylent green is people!


6 posted on 03/10/2012 8:46:58 AM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: Para-Ord.45

You first, Julijonas. Do let us know how it goes.


7 posted on 03/10/2012 8:46:59 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Para-Ord.45

That’s just creepy.


8 posted on 03/10/2012 8:48:22 AM PST by Trick or Treat (Need new tagline.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Para-Ord.45.
...the brainchild of Lithuanian engineer Julijonas Urbonas.
Obviously this is the humane way to balance the budget without raising taxes. You do want that, right? /s


9 posted on 03/10/2012 8:49:29 AM PST by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: Para-Ord.45

DEATH PANELS


10 posted on 03/10/2012 8:49:40 AM PST by FrankR
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To: Para-Ord.45

Because gas chambers are so....you know.....boring.


11 posted on 03/10/2012 8:49:40 AM PST by Mygirlsmom (Who you gonna believe on the economy? Obama or your own lying wallet?)
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To: Para-Ord.45

12 posted on 03/10/2012 8:50:21 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Para-Ord.45

Nothing but trouble - Mr Bonestripper.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enUo-1TjdEs


13 posted on 03/10/2012 8:51:03 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Nope, a huge incline and corresponding drop to get up to speed, followed by a series of loops in decreasing radius, akin to a corkscrew but it actually looks like concertina wire, appropriately. Death would be due to hypoxia.


14 posted on 03/10/2012 8:52:07 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Para-Ord.45

“You have expired. Report to ‘carousel’ immediately.”


15 posted on 03/10/2012 8:52:12 AM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: SunkenCiv

This is reminiscent of the invention of the most humane way to put people to death of its time, the guillotine.


16 posted on 03/10/2012 9:01:47 AM PST by TEXOKIE
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To: Para-Ord.45

“Carousel” Logans’ Run That scifi with FF wherein no one can live past their 30th bday. It was a ride that zotted the birthday boys and girls.


17 posted on 03/10/2012 9:01:47 AM PST by TalBlack ( Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: armymarinemom; Usagi_yo

Solyent Green

My immediate thought, too.

Someone needs to remake that movie.


18 posted on 03/10/2012 9:07:45 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Para-Ord.45
Some people don't like roller coasters. It would be torture.


19 posted on 03/10/2012 9:10:43 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Para-Ord.45
I have always been a proponent of the Opium Den Euphoric method of DEATH. Roller Coasters are just so 70's :-) Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

20 posted on 03/10/2012 9:14:40 AM PST by Chance Hart
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To: TEXOKIE

21 posted on 03/10/2012 9:17:55 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: chessplayer
Death Coaster is a sick, but not original idea.
22 posted on 03/10/2012 9:25:10 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Tijeras_Slim


Jello shots for everybody!
23 posted on 03/10/2012 9:25:57 AM PST by ResponseAbility (Islam...Imperialism in a turban.)
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To: FreeAtlanta
Someone needs to remake that movie.

They'd only screw it up.

24 posted on 03/10/2012 9:28:02 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: ResponseAbility

lol! That was funny. Either Jello shots, or they are about to have a big Jello Wrestling free for all.


25 posted on 03/10/2012 9:33:50 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Para-Ord.45

That is MASSIVELY f*cked up. Ugh.


26 posted on 03/10/2012 9:41:42 AM PST by dinodino
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To: Para-Ord.45

I remember one of those WTBS late night movies at least 40 years ago where some local boss in some such place/time had constructed the “Iron Mane”. It was basically like the back of a horses neck about 20-30 feet tall. They would escort you up to the top via stairs, but you had to ride down by yourself. Of course it was a shiny, razor sharp blade the whole way down so you wound up being sliced in half as you “rode the iron mane”. Anybody else see that one? I have no idea what it was about, but the Iron Mane made an impression!


27 posted on 03/10/2012 9:56:31 AM PST by BRK
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To: TEXOKIE

:’)

http://www.theguillotine.info/articles/livingheads.php


28 posted on 03/10/2012 10:04:25 AM PST by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: BRK
I remember it. To prove to another King the loyalty of his own men, he had his Wife pick one of his Soldiers to sacrifice himself.

The Wife walked down the ranks of the Soldiers, stopped and whispered to the man standing in front of her if he trusted in God. He told her he did and he became the “volunteer”.

For the life of me, I cannot remember the name of that Movie though.

29 posted on 03/10/2012 10:04:25 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (A day without Obama is like a day without a Tsunami.)
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The strange thing is that death (of the physical body) is already assured for every man. Why are these sick insane fiends so enamored of killing - other people! Of course some kill themselves too. I can only assume deep seated hatred towards other human beings, rooted in their hatred of God, the source of all Life.

30 posted on 03/10/2012 10:04:39 AM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: BRK

I remember a particularly scary episode of Tarzan Matinee Theatre
where two trees were pulled together,
a person tied to the trees,
then the rope cut, ripping the person in two!

I also remember the Iron Mane, horrifying...


31 posted on 03/10/2012 10:12:57 AM PST by HangnJudge
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To: Kickass Conservative

The Long Ships - it was about a bunch of Vikings who somehow got into the Mediterranean searching for some legendary bell in northern Africa. They are captured by a Moslem Grandee who was played by Sidney Poitier. Richardmark and Russ Tamblyn were two of the Vikings.


32 posted on 03/10/2012 10:23:37 AM PST by clive bitterman
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To: Para-Ord.45

And then there is the infamous “Flying Guillotine” movie from Shaw Brothers...


33 posted on 03/10/2012 10:29:47 AM PST by Nepeta
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Thank you.

THIS is why I love Free Republic.

Somebody here always knows something the rest of us don't.

Who needs Google? LOL

34 posted on 03/10/2012 10:43:49 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (A day without Obama is like a day without a Tsunami.)
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35 posted on 03/10/2012 10:46:45 AM PST by HangnJudge
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To: Para-Ord.45
Obama and the Democrats are already thrilling the Country to death.

That's why people faint when Pharaoh Obama makes a speech.

36 posted on 03/10/2012 10:47:10 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (A day without Obama is like a day without a Tsunami.)
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To: little jeremiah

What was once a science fiction warning of a future that seemed outlandish is now reality.


37 posted on 03/10/2012 10:49:28 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

The worst nightmares we’ve had we’re now reading about on FR and elsehwere. Scary.


38 posted on 03/10/2012 11:08:51 AM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: little jeremiah

I know. It’s surreal.


39 posted on 03/10/2012 11:10:50 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Guess not looking for any repeat business....


40 posted on 03/10/2012 11:28:11 AM PST by njslim (St)
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To: Para-Ord.45

This almost has to be a parody of some kind.


41 posted on 03/10/2012 11:29:33 AM PST by WFTR (Liberty isn't for cowards)
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To: chessplayer

My idea of a last ride involves a good looking redhead woman.


42 posted on 03/10/2012 11:43:27 AM PST by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

If I was head of the CIA, KGB, Mossad, etc., that would be one more name I’d add to my target list. These people are nothing short of being vile.


43 posted on 03/10/2012 11:54:08 AM PST by Nowhere Man (Send Obama back to the ghetto, November 6th.)
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To: WFTR
This almost has to be a parody of some kind.

If not, we have turned it into one.

These vile, evil people have to be stopped. We need to restore love and the dignity of holding onto life for every possible second without betraying God, then moving on to our maker with the knowledge that we fought hard.

44 posted on 03/10/2012 1:22:54 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

That looks like a church potluck jello mold in the middle there -- from the days before the special-effects departments had computer graphics. LOL!!

45 posted on 03/10/2012 1:38:12 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("The facts of life are Tory." -- Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Ooops! Threw up his soma!

46 posted on 03/10/2012 1:44:15 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("The facts of life are Tory." -- Margaret Thatcher)
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That looks like a church potluck jello mold in the middle there

So you're saying these folks are the Lutherans of the future? ;)

47 posted on 03/10/2012 2:03:14 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: little jeremiah

Many of these people are in a great deal of pain and humiliation (losing control of body functions) and no longer want to endure it. Others have become a huge financial burden to their families and don’t want destroy their livlihoods. I can’t imagine how awful things are for them, so I don’t feel fit to judge them. This doesn’t mean that euthanasia is a good thing. We also need to realize that end-of-life care leaves much to be desired and that also needs to be addressed. Stopping assisted suicide is only part of the solution.


48 posted on 03/10/2012 2:58:21 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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To: Kickass Conservative
For the life of me, I cannot remember the name of that Movie though.

I Can't either, although I *do* recall it starred Richard Widmark, as a Viking. Something about a giant golden bell...

the infowarrior

49 posted on 03/10/2012 3:04:53 PM PST by infowarrior
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God.

Think I’ll get a DVD of “The Sound of Music” to clear my head.


50 posted on 03/10/2012 3:14:25 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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