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"Looking back through history, I see no evidence for humanity making the best of things, and I think it's a pretty safe bet that's an on-going trend."
- Richard Morgan

Hall of Euthanasia  
  A place for (mostly) voluntary suicide.  

The check, evidently a necessary passport to the New Moon’s wonders, was presently procured. Chan dispatched the porter to look for non-existent baggage, and hurried on alone. The transit bands— a series of gliding belts whose moving coffee-tables and bars were crowded with bright-clad vacationists—carried him through endless enormous halls, past glittering shops and the tall black portals of the Hall of Euthanasia.
From One Against The Legion, by Jack Williamson.
Published by Astounding in 1939
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He patted his crackling pocket, contentedly.

“It would serve you right, Hannas, if I played all the night. Ah, so! Even if I broke your New Moon, and made you beg for the black chip of admission to your own Euthanasia Clinic!

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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