Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

stirs

Afterlife?

34 posts in this topic

pure unbounded consciousness

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

btw he claims in his reports that his neocortical neurons shut off...that is an impossibility of neurobiology. He was "out" in a state in which he experienced suppressed metabolic activity, not a complete neurological shutdown of his metabolic system. Essentially, your cortex cannot shut down or else you go full schiavo.

If anything, his claim further pushes toward the idea that consciousness resides outside of the body and we are simply objects on the receiving end of a frequency that exists at a fundamental level. Essentially, this is where ancient eastern philosophy merges with science.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Glad there is a Tinderbox thread on this so there can be serious discussion on the article (unlike the thread in The Lounge).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Last night while I was unconscious I had the vision that my hands were pumpkins.

Isn't it weird how when "Person/Doctor X declares there is no explanation for Y except God" that the vision they receive near death always matches up with their cultural views on heaven? I wonder what the near death experiences of the afterlife look like to people in other cultures who haven't seen movies where fluffy clouds = heaven.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Last night while I was unconscious I had the vision that my hands were pumpkins.

Isn't it weird how when "Person/Doctor X declares there is no explanation for Y except God" that the vision they receive near death always matches up with their cultural views on heaven? I wonder what the near death experiences of the afterlife look like to people in other cultures who haven't seen movies where fluffy clouds = heaven.

Did you happen to be listening to Pink Floyd before you passed out?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oneironautics is definitely a real thing. I don't have complete control over lucid dreaming, but can say that I have an ability to place myself anywhere I want to when I am conscious of being in a dream state. It can be incredibly exhausting or incredibly relaxing and (to me) is dependent on control.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The state of being alive is subjective anyways... What is living?... Inhabiting a tangible physical form?... Self awareness?

heh... Electrical impulses and a biological shell... if that is even real...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I know the Rainbow bridge exists that brings my dog to heaven...which the fluffiest cloud of all...not that stupid one that looks like bunny.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites