"I never saw why I had to give up science in order to write, or the other way around, so I didn't!"
A very early reference to the idea of an automated suicide booth.
Compare to the government lethal chamber from The Repairer of Reputations (1895) by Robert W. Chambers, the Ethical Suicide Parlor from Welcome to the Monkey House (1958) by Kurt Vonnegut, the Sleepshop from Logan's Run (1967) by Nolan and Johnson.
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