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(Newsweek)   Neurosurgeon who says he saw Heaven during near-death experience responds to critics, insists he's a "deep believer in science" despite special pleading for experience during least reliable mental state short of death   ( thedailybeast.com) divider line
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2012-11-25 10:32:52 AM  
4 votes:
The proper conclusion.
People with limited brain activity believe there is a heaven.
2012-11-25 09:48:58 AM  
3 votes:
After you die, your consciousness is uploaded to the resurrection hub for reassignment.
2012-11-25 09:42:31 AM  
1 vote:

keepitcherry: He had a DMT experience. DMT flooded his pineal gland resulting in his NDE. I've experienced something extremely similar.

Barfmaker: keepitcherry: MayoSlather: As an atheist I want to believe. In the off chance there is consciousness after death I'll be pleasantly surprised, but either way I won't be disappointed.

Extract some DMT and smoke 3 hits. You won't be an atheist anymore.

/Former atheist

I think this is the part where someone asks you what DMT is.

Dimethyltryptamine doesn't flood your pineal gland, it is produced in the pineal gland. I don't see how hitting a DMT pipe would make you religious. In fact, an intelligent person would conclude the opposite.
2012-11-25 08:53:28 AM  
1 vote:
Least reliable mental state, period, subby. The mental state during death is *extremely* reliable.
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