From: Karl Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 11 2000 - 20:07:27 PDT
Adam Rifkin -4K <adam@XeNT.ics.uci.edu> writes:
> > The estimated time this instrument takes
> > to go through one's neck is around half a second (Sueiro 95). Extremely
> > quick. The convicted felon has no time to perceive any pain, and, since the
> > head is cut off, there is no awareness or sensation been processed in
> > his/her brain at the time of death.
I read that the brain can live for three seconds without blood. The
shock probably precludes any pain during those three seconds, but
imagine being aware of your missing body during that time...
-- Karl Anderson email@example.com http://www.pobox.com/~kra/
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