The Euthanasia Coaster is a hypothetical metal roller coaster designed to kill passengers 3 , 4 . It was designed and mapped in 2010 by Julijonas Urbonas, a PhD student at the Royal College of Art in London . Urbonas, who worked in an amusement park, defined these roller coaster as “a hypothetical euthanasia machine … created to take life humanly in elegance and euphoria” 5 , 4 . However, it is more likely that this attraction would cause nausea and discomfort according to António Damásio 2 . Urbonas mentions euthanasia and the death penalty as practical applications of the Euthanasia Coaster 1 .
Notes and references
- ( In ) This article is partially or entirely from the article in English entitled ” Euthanasia Coaster ” ( see the list of authors ) .
- ↑ a , b , c , d , e and f According to the designer: ( in ) ” Euthanasia Coaster ” [ archive ] , on julijonasurbonas.It .
- ↑ a and b ( in ) ” The white-knuckle ride to your death: Euthanasia rollercoaster ‘will be the last thrill you ever get – ALTHOUGH experts warn you May Spend your final moments of feeling SICK ” [ archive ] , on dailymail.co .uk ,.
- ↑ ( in ) Olivia Solon, ” The Future of the Human Species Explored ” [ archive ] , on WIRED Science , Condé Nast, (Accessed 24 April 2011 ) .
- ↑ a and b ” This Roller Coaster wants to kill you ” [ archive ] , on 20minutes.fr ,.
- ↑ ( en ) Cyriage Lamar, ” The Euthanasia Coaster, The Last Roller Coaster You’ll Ever Ride ” [ archive ] , Gawker Media, (Accessed 24 April 2011 ) .