TheEuthanasia Coasteris a concept for asteel roller coasterdesigned to kill its passengers.In 2010, it was designed and made into a scale model by Julijonas Urbonas, aPhD candidateat theRoyal College of ArtinLondon. Urbonas, who has worked at an amusement park, stated that the goal of his concept roller coaster is to take lives “with elegance and euphoria”.As for practical applications of his design, Urbonas mentioned “euthanasiaorexecution“.John Allen, who served as president of thePhiladelphia Toboggan Company, inspired Urbonas with his description of the ideal roller coaster as one that “sends out 24 people and they all come back dead”.As a hypothetical means ofeuthanasia, the design led to concern from anti-euthanasia associations such asCare Not Killing.
Mow much are tickets? I want an All-Day Pass!! (Oh, wait — I guess I only need one ticket, never mind…)