[ExI] enough time has passed...
sparge at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 17:04:38 UTC 2022
On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 10:42 AM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Dave, according to what I read the criminal does not suffer at all. No
> suffocation. His body doesn't miss the oxygen and he feels normal until he
> just doesn't have enough oxygen to maintain consciousness. Painless - no
> suffering. From I have read.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inert_gas_asphyxiation covers this pretty
well. Apparently the traumatic feeling of suffocation comes not from lack
of oxygen in the blood, but from too much carbon dioxide.
So that's a promising execution/suicide method, but it's never been tried
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