Today we continue our discussion of near-death experiences. The debate over how to interpret NDEs, on some level, is an argument over substance dualism. As best we can tell, you do not have a brain — you are a brain. The way believers want to interpret these experiences hinges on a particular understanding of mind and body — one that happens to be completely at odds with science.
Sean Carroll — On Death [YouTube]
Neurologica — Steven Novella’s Excellent Blog [Neurologica]
Steven Novella – AWARE Study Published [Neurologica]
Susan Blackmore — NDEs [The Guardian]
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