Dr. Eben Alexander
Dr. Eben Alexander assumed that patients' stories of near-death experiences were brought on by dreams or hallucinations. It wasn't until a life-threatening illness and a remarkable phenomenon he couldn't explain that he had to toss out all his assumptions and search for scientific facts.
Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2012 6:00 am
Extraordinary accounts abound of people who claim to have had near-death experiences.
The scientific community, for the most part, discounts them as no more than comforting phenomena created by a dying brain. A brush with death, after all, is not death.
Sunday, December 30, 2012 6:00 am.