Some shocking results are revealed when science tries to explain near-death experiences (NDEs) and other out of body experiences (OBEs), writes Mario Beauregard, author of Brain Wars, at Salon:
…Tales of otherworldly experiences have been part of human cultures seemingly…
Whyyyyyy would you publish something like this, Salon? Beauregard is a complete goofball (see: The Spiritual Brain, which is more or less a Lee Strobel book with neurosci jargon), and NDEs/OBEs are straight up hokum. The comments on this article are even more depressing, as I had no clue how many people truly believed in this nonsense. That is, until I realized that my own university has a research position created specifically “to situate near-death experience (NDE) survivors as the insider-experts on the first-hand experience of dying”.