Validating technique in psychology
The present volume, however, demonstrates empirically that this reductive materialism is not only incomplete but false.
Most of the 11 studies are based on presentations at a fall 2006 conference in Houston, Texas. Moody shares eyewitness accounts of those who have shared the experiences of the dying: the "empathic death experiences" occurring when those gathered at the bedsides of the dying have their own visions of the afterlife.
The authors present their findings in scrupulous detail, investigating case histories of blind persons who have actually reported visual experiences under these conditions.
Current mainstream opinion holds that all aspects of human mind and consciousness are generated by physical processes occurring in brains.
Detailing her feelings and surroundings in heaven, her communication with angels, and her deep sense of sadness when she realized it wasn’t her time, Mary shares the captivating experience of her modern-day miracle.
The author is a neurosurgeon who suffered a near-fatal case of meningitis that left him in a coma which resulted in an extraordinary NDE.
He further reveals that after such a profound experience, most patients' personalities undergo a permanent change.