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  • The Near Death Experience

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    CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION “Near death experiences make us address our understanding of human consciousness so the more we know the better” Zalika Klemenc-Ketis Near death experiences (NDE) can take place to anyone anytime anywhere at the time when he or she comes in close contact with death. It is an altered condition of consciousness resultant from harsh trauma or any other life threatening situation in which a sequence of specific characteristics are there although the occurrence is highly individualized

  • Near Death Experiences

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    Near Death Experiences There is a great deal of skepticism about near-death experiences. While there are many written accounts available in medical and scientific journals, which describe near-death experiences, the phenomenon still raises questions. Some think that they are merely dreams, while others believe that they are actual windows showing them of what is to come in the after life. In this essay, I will try to provide positive evidence to suggest that they are indeed real, through facts

  • Near Death Experiences

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    Near Death Experiences is a controversial phenomenon that has been debated among researchers, physicians, and the general public. The debate is whether or not what people think they experience is real or if it can to be explained by science. There are twelve characteristics of these experiences that are frequently experienced across the board including out of body experiences which lead to the questions: Does the conscious require the brain, or is it a separate entity that can exist and function

  • Near Death Experiences

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    the cases where people cannot decide whether consciousness still exists after death of the body. However, people with the testimony of near death experiences do not seem to fall in the category of monism, but dualism. What they have experienced with the split second of body and soul, at the edge of life and death are unexplainable. Their personal experience reassured the veracity of consciousness survives after the death of the body, and there will be an afterlife besides the life that we see exists

  • A Near-Death Experience

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    A Near-Death Experience Ian was deep sea diving with his friends in Mauritius when he saw a jellyfish in the water. He hadn't noticed his friends had left the water due to the jellyfish being deadly. Ian, not knowing this put his hand out to touch the jellyfish and it swam through his hands. The next thing he knew he had been struck on the arm by volts, as he wasn't wearing a diving suit. Ian's arm flared up like a balloon and he was then hit another three times, the poison started to

  • Near-Death Experiences

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    Near-Death Experiences The near-death experience further depicts the ongoing debate between science and religion. While the near-death experience is definitely biology-based, many individuals associate it with a religious phenomenon. A neurobiological model of the near-experience consists of a "perception of separation from the body" (1). One can sense "moving through a dark space or tunnel" (2). Another feature is hallucinations such as "God as light" and angels (1). Some individuals also

  • A Near Death Experience as a Religious Experience

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    A Near Death Experience as a Religious Experience A near death experience can be defined as an event which occurs to people when seemingly the bodily functions which confirm life have stopped, (i.e. clinically dead). It often has an ‘out of body’ element and may be interrupted in a religious or non religious way. Most individuals who claim to have had a near death experience say that there is a sense of indescribable bliss, ecstasy and peace. Similarly, a religious experience is usually

  • Hallucinatory Near-Death Experiences

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    character returns from the brink of death and tells of her experience. This concept of approaching light is an example of merely one aspect of a near-death experience (NDE), something that is scattered through film, fiction and media, so much so that a lot of people probably have a stereotypical idea of what such an experience involves. They commonly occur at a time when a person is close to death or think that they are, and can involve an out-of-body experience, contact/visions of deceased loved

  • Essay On Near Death Experience

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    tests, documentation, and research, some scientists believe that consciousness can prevail even after the body has died. A near-death experience (NDE) is an unusual experience that takes place on the brink of death (Greyson, 2000) and usually involves an out-of-body experience or a vision of a tunnel of light. Although it can be difficult to prove that a near-death experience has occurred, there are tests that provide undeniable evidence that an NDE has taken place. An unbelievable 3% of the world’s

  • The Neurology of Near Death Experiences

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    they have, in fact experienced a near death experience or NDE. While being involved in a near death experience there are reports that consist of involving one or more of the following: having an awareness of being dead, having an out of body experiences, feelings of euphoria, seeing a tunnel of light, and meeting deceased people. After experiencing this phenomenon, the near death survivor often reports a non-fear of death. They may experience feelings that death is not the end, but a new beginning