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Out-Of-Body Experiences

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When a doctor goes to tell a family that their relative has died, in some cases, it might not actually be true. It might be the truth for a couple moments, but in an instant they could be back to the lively person they were before. Many people have told stories about things that have happened to them, either when they have been close to death or are already pronounced dead. They come back to the modern world and tell their stories of what happened to them as they were on the edge of life and death. “At least five and perhaps as many as thirty-five out of one hundred people have had an out-of-body experience in their life” (“Out-Of-Body Experiences and Lucid Dreams”). More people than what the news has covered have experienced such occurrences in their existence. Coming back to life or having an out body experience is an occurrence some people have gone through.

An out of body experience (OBE) is something that can happen once someone is pronounced dead, having surgery, or even when they are perfectly healthy. “Out-of-body experiences are personal experiences during which people feel as if they are perceiving the physical world from a location outside of their physical bodies” (“Out-Of-Body Experiences and Lucid Dreams”). The justification of OBEs can be taken from a scientific point of view and a spiritual point of view. Scientists have an explanation for why an occurrence of this sort can happen. “They begin when a person loses contact with sensory input from the body while remaining conscious” (“Out-Of-Body Experiences and Lucid Dreams”). The person is aware of everything around them, but they cannot control their five senses. It is almost like a dream, and a person feels disconnected from their body.

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