When a neurosurgeon found himself in a coma, he experienced things he never thought possible—a journey to the afterlife.
Before my experience these ideas were abstractions. Today they are realities. Not only is the universe defined by unity, it is also—I now know—defined by love. The universe as I experienced it in my coma is—I have come to see with both shock and joy—the same one that both Einstein and Jesus were speaking of in their (very) different ways…
The plain fact is that the materialist picture of the body and brain as the producers, rather than the vehicles, of human consciousness is doomed. In its place a new view of mind and body will emerge, and in fact is emerging already. This view is scientific and spiritual in equal measure and will value what the greatest scientists of history themselves always valued above all: truth.
Source: Proof of Heaven: A Doctor’s Experience With the Afterlife
Do physicians commonly categorize Near Death Experiences as dementia? I’ve know several people that have had them during medical procedures and no, they were never the same afterwards. If you’ve seen the alternative to this world and Elijah, why would you want to balance your checkbook? Despite medical advances determinism perhaps is a permeable facade.
Dementia Sometimes Starts In A Hospital’s ICU : Shots – Health News : NPR
Up to half of all patients who survive emergency medical treatment in the intensive care unit have mental problems when they return home. Doctors studying the problem say it starts with delirium.
Source: Dementia Sometimes Starts In A Hospital’s ICU : Shots – Health News : NPR