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Postby NaranjaRa » Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:58 pm

This is an AMAZING article with over 50 links to real scientific evidence supporting the idea of some kind of life after death. Though some of the info is a tiny bit outdated, the wealth of info, links, and articles alone is astounding.

Dr. Kenneth Ring published a scientific paper in the Journal of Near-Death Studies (Summer, 1993) about people who had a near-death experience (NDE) of a type that provides verified evidence supporting the existence of an afterlife. Such people suddenly find themselves outside of their bodies and observing detailed events happening far away - sometimes hundreds and thousands of miles away - which were later verified by third-parties to have actually occurred. This phenomenon is called "veridical perception" and it is currently unexplainable by modern medical science because such observations are highly suggestive of a reality where consciousness can survive apart from the physical body and perhaps even death. Should conclusive evidence of veridical perception be found, it would be the greatest scientific discovery of all time.

Currently, a large scientific study - called the The AWARE Study - is currently underway cross Europe and America to determine if veridical perception is a scientific fact. A second study - called The Immortality Project - was awarded $2.4 million by the John Templeton Foundation to fund such projects as:
(1) The nature of human consciousness and mental processes during cardiac arrest and their relationship with brain resuscitation;
(2) The psychological factors that dispose humans to perceive immortality and the possible existence of a link between morality and immortality;
(3) The role that NDE testimonies play in shaping and reinforcing the potency of afterlife beliefs in IANDS and the NDE movement;
(4) An examination of the life-review component of NDEs;
(5) Research into the genetic structure of freshwater hydra which makes them effectively immortal, and its implications for human medicine;
(6) Using immersive virtual reality to investigate how direct experiences of mortality, the possibility of post-death continued existence of the persona, and how the independence between the persona and the physical body might influence the beliefs, attitudes, character and behavior of people;
(7) The afterlife beliefs in children and adults and their possible relationship between mind-body dualism;
(8) The influence of culture on afterlife beliefs in mainland China compared with Chinese immigrants in the U.S.;
(9) Determining whether the belief in the mutability of self reduces the fear of death and belief in the afterlife in Christian, Hindu and Buddhist cultures;
(10) Why some people embrace the pursuit of indefinite lifespan extension while other people reject it, and how the prospect of being able to live indefinitely changes people’s investments in aspects of their religious and secular beliefs.

Part of this grant will go to the University of Virginia headed by Dr. Bruce Greyson who will participate in a research study where doctors will attempt to monitor NDEs as they occur in the hospital, using computers near the ceiling to project random images in places where people tend to go into cardiac arrest. The images will be visible only at the ceiling, looking down. Because there already exists a substantial amount of anecdotal evidence supporting veridical perception, it may only be a matter of time before hard, scientific evidence of an afterlife is found. In this article you will discover even more astonishing evidence supporting the afterlife theory.


http://www.near-death.com/science/evidence.html

Have you or anyone you know ever had a NDE?
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Postby Azealdread » Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:31 pm

I think this more related to something else but at one point when i was younger i awoke in a chair in my home, sitting there and watching as people passed by me and talked, i could feel everything, smell everything but i couldn't breathe and my body would not move i was stuck in place a place that was my home but seemed so foreign to me at the time i panicked and passed further into what ever was happening to me. When my eyes closed finally i felt like i was floating in this world of nothingness and i could hear whisperes all around me.

It really freaked me out when i woke up but i never said a word to any of my family.
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Postby NaranjaRa » Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:29 am

Azealdread wrote:I think this more related to something else but at one point when i was younger i awoke in a chair in my home, sitting there and watching as people passed by me and talked, i could feel everything, smell everything but i couldn't breathe and my body would not move i was stuck in place a place that was my home but seemed so foreign to me at the time i panicked and passed further into what ever was happening to me. When my eyes closed finally i felt like i was floating in this world of nothingness and i could hear whisperes all around me.

It really freaked me out when i woke up but i never said a word to any of my family.


whoa that's pretty amazing...especially that you remember so much detail from being younger. you know, this immediately made me think of the movie 'The Others'. i don't want to spoil it if you haven't seen it, but consider the idea of our world and then there being a "ghost world" or dimension - and the two basically overlap each other, so that at times the ghosts bleed through and we see them, but then also, vice-versa can occur... ;)
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Postby NaranjaRa » Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:11 am

excellent documentary about NDE's


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