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Why not? It's a natural process we all will go through. You don't think the brain supressing pain could have evolved? The body does it when you express certain moments of "super human strength".
Evolution doesn't have to account for NDE's. That's now what evolution is about. That's a philosophical statement and not a biological one.
There is something remarkable that was discovered by Rev Mr SCHARTEL or SCHARTLIN who was a minister in Zell and Altbach in the Duchy of Wurtemberg but who now serves as a preacher in Pennsylvania in the township of Magunsche Macungy in the Blue Mountains Some 60 miles from Philadelphia AD 1753 when he had gone astray and was seeking the right way he chanced to find in the wilderness in a small wooded hill a stone door frame which stuck in the ground At first he thought it was a work of nature but when he had rubbed off the moss with which it was overgrown and when he regarded it attentively he found in the upper stone a legend chiseled out in Hebrew in the following words THUS FAR THE GOD OF JOSHUA HAS HELPED US
Originally posted by Gorman91
reply to post by novastrike81
I repeat. If you can only show the trait when you are dying, it cannot be passed down.
Traits get passed down favorably by sexual selection. A dying person cannot be selected, nor pass down traits.
Richard Dawkins is the source of this argument and it makes a great deal of sense. Memes are what currently drive human evolution, not genes. Some contemporaries of Dawkins now state that "temes" are also becoming an evolutionary driving force.
I'm sorry. No offense, but if you don't know these things don't pretend to. There's a great deal to understand the driving forces behind evolution. To keep it simple, you cannot select traits that only manifest themselves when you die.
Originally posted by arpgme
Originally posted by Akragon
reply to post by arpgme
What do you think about this?
I think its a load of horseshmit....
Hell doesn't exist... babies don't go to hell, nor do sinners or anyone else for that matter...
Hell is a fear based conversion tactic... which only works on the simple minded or people that fear the unknown...
Everyone gets into the afterlife... without exception... Though once you're there, you will be judged by your deeds in this life....
Good luck to everyone at that time
So what do you think about the near death experiences, when they see hell? Why do they see that ?