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World's Largest-ever Study Of Near-Death Experiences
www.sciencedaily.com ^ | Sep. 10, 2008 | N/A

Posted on 09/11/2008 7:45:51 AM PDT by Publius804

World's Largest-ever Study Of Near-Death Experiences

ScienceDaily (Sep. 10, 2008) — The University of Southampton is launching the world's largest-ever study of near-death experiences this week.

The AWARE (AWAreness during REsuscitation) study is to be launched by the Human Consciousness Project of the University of Southampton - an international collaboration of scientists and physicians who have joined forces to study the human brain, consciousness and clinical death.

The study is led by Dr Sam Parnia, an expert in the field of consciousness during clinical death, together with Dr Peter Fenwick and Professors Stephen Holgate and Robert Peveler of the University of Southampton. Following a successful 18-month pilot phase at selected hospitals in the UK, the study is now being expanded to include other centres within the UK, mainland Europe and North America.

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TOPICS: Religion; Science
KEYWORDS: callingartbell; ebenalexander; faithandphilosophy; neardeathexperience; raymondmoody

1 posted on 09/11/2008 7:45:55 AM PDT by Publius804
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To: Publius804

I’ve always believed that when you die, your first thoughts become your last...going into the light is actually coming out of the birth canal....why not?


2 posted on 09/11/2008 7:48:19 AM PDT by Hildy ("We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.")
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To: Publius804

They should dedicate a team of researchers to Joe Biden.

Watch him as he walks through Fort Marcy park. As he starts his car. Etc.


3 posted on 09/11/2008 7:53:56 AM PDT by kidd
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To: Hildy
"...going into the light..."

Go toward the light, Joe. If it's flickering, run the other way.

4 posted on 09/11/2008 8:01:10 AM PDT by davisfh ( Islam is a very serious mental illness)
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To: kidd

likely a bunch of atheists who feel the need to “prove” to the ignorant and bitter middle class that there is no afterlife so they better saddle up and embrace the Change (tm) Obama, the Left, The Euros, The Commies, Hollywood, Broadway, San Francisco, South Beach, etc. are all guiding us toward.


5 posted on 09/11/2008 8:03:08 AM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: Publius804
Well, if the Obamanation is elected President I will be a candidate for one of their studies....
6 posted on 09/11/2008 8:10:54 AM PDT by never4get (We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid)
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To: epluribus_2

My mistake. This guy is open-minded about the subject. Most published brain researchers seem hysterically biased against LAD.


7 posted on 09/11/2008 8:11:28 AM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: Publius804

Interesting. There were lots of links to hypoxic brain injuries (lack of oxygen) there too. So glad research continues in these areas.


8 posted on 09/11/2008 8:11:57 AM PDT by queenkathy (I will never give up and I will never give in)
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To: Hildy

First thoughts occur in utero. The conscious mind doesn’t fire up on its way out of the uterus.


9 posted on 09/11/2008 8:12:12 AM PDT by Philo-Junius (One precedent creates another. They soon accumulate and constitute law.)
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To: epluribus_2

“likely a bunch of atheists who feel the need to “prove” to the ignorant and bitter middle class that there is no afterlife so they better saddle up and embrace the Change (tm) Obama, the Left, The Euros, The Commies, Hollywood, Broadway, San Francisco, South Beach, etc. are all guiding us toward.”

Yeah, I can’t believe anybody would want to do a scientific study of this. Just terrible. /s


10 posted on 09/11/2008 8:12:23 AM PDT by gracesdad
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To: Apollo 13

ping


11 posted on 09/11/2008 8:15:53 AM PDT by Hegemony Cricket (Palin Speaks - Results in Fear & Loathing on the Left, Rejoicing on the Right!)
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To: Hildy
I’ve always believed that when you die, your first thoughts become your last...going into the light is actually coming out of the birth canal....why not?

close....however, you must first traverse the bardo states. Choices made here (and accumulated karma) will determine your re-birth.
12 posted on 09/11/2008 8:23:30 AM PDT by jrg
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To: Publius804

The scientific explanations that say that it is just a brain reaction to shutting down would make sense except for the fact that many of the people who go through this see and hear things that they could not have except by being outside of their body. That is what makes the phenomenon interesting and potentially revealing, in my opinion.


13 posted on 09/11/2008 8:24:21 AM PDT by Defiant (I prefer a Lewinsky in the White House to an Alinsky. The first blows, but the latter really sucks.)
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To: Publius804

If Obama wins, the study will be conducted on November 5th.


14 posted on 09/11/2008 8:28:33 AM PDT by popdonnelly (I'll tell you a little secret: we're smarter and more competent than the Left.)
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To: gracesdad

Melvin Morse did. He wrote wonderful books on the subject. I hope everybody checks them out.

Closer To The Light (Learning for Near Death Experiences of Children)

Transformed By The Light

Where God lives.

A pretty unbiased research on the subject. Wonderful read


15 posted on 09/11/2008 8:29:47 AM PDT by 70th Division (If we lose the Republic we have lost it all.)
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To: 70th Division

Near Death Experiences are real. I have my own personal experience when I had sudden cardiac attack...which becomes sudden cardiac death unless someone immediately takes action to keep you alive!


16 posted on 09/11/2008 8:34:20 AM PDT by Paratrooper
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To: Philo-Junius
First thoughts occur in utero. The conscious mind doesn’t fire up on its way out of the uterus.

Apparently mine was "hell no, I won't go" because they had to cut mom open and go in there and get me.

17 posted on 09/11/2008 5:41:37 PM PDT by meowmeow (In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
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