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PROOF OF HEAVEN BY EBEN ALEXANDER, MD
PROOF OF HEAVEN WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OCTOBER 23, 2012
Eben Alexander Video
His forthcoming book, "Proof of Heaven, A Neurosurgeon journey into the Afterlife" that aims to dispel the skepticism will be published by Simon & Schuster later this month.
Originally posted by alienreality
Originally posted by Agit8dChop
He's a neurosurgeon, which means he studies extensively the mind and its affects and coma's and so forth.
Id say he's studied it so much it was the first thing his brain thought of when it went into default!
Heaven?... its a mental thing. His mind just went to its own interpretation of heaven!
Guess you failed to actually read the full linked content..
Because he was being constantly monitored during the coma and there was zero brain activity.. His cortex was completely shut down..
His mind was doing absolutely nothing..
Originally posted by kurthall
reply to post by zeeon
I don't care how smart the guy is....A dream Is a dream! 5 min of dreaming can seem like forever!
Originally posted by moniesisfun
As someone who has "astral projected", and had "out of body" experiences, plus vivid lucid dreams since I can remember, I'm 99% sure that it's in no way, shape, or form a barometer for an afterlife.
Originally posted by moniesisfun
Perhaps he has bias. The fact that he's a neurosurgeon, means he must believe in the reliability of the equipment he uses to demonstrate that various parts of the brain are entirely inactive when performing certain procedures.
I would posit that his bias has blinded him to the possibility that the equipment which is used to determine this inactivity isn't actually sensitive enough to make such a distinction for every individual. Everyone has different brain activity for the same stimuli under normal conditions. The same could be assumed for being in a coma. Perhaps some are still active, when it would appear inactive, as it would be the same registering from the equipments reading.edit on 8-10-2012 by moniesisfun because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by karen61057
Unfortunatly what you say is not really true. Everyone does not have different brain activity for the same stimuli. The same stumuli will produce the same results in everyone as far as brainwave activity is concerned.
If this were not true then brainwave entrainment cds would be worthless but brainwaves can be entrained to result in specific states of mind and the results are the same brainwaves for everyone. A certain beat/pulse will result in the listener being in an alpha wave state or a theta wave state or even as low as epsilon brainweave state. and everyone who listens to the cd will have the same results. They of course wont have the same thoughts or emotions during these states but the brainwave measurment will be the same for everyone.
Originally posted by sgspecial19
I get chills from reading the article; he is absolutely right consciousness does exist outside the body. When I meditate, I leave my physical senses behind and reach a state of consciousness where I am no longer limited to my body. The environment around me IS me, and there is a feeling of all knowing.