When an 87-year-old man was having his brain scanned, he died — unexpectedly — of a heart attack. So, the scan recorded his unanticipated final brain activity.
The book under review is a splendid and uniquely well-informed contribution to the debate about what is by all indices a theory in possibly terminal crisis.
If someone suggests that a coherent, interdependent system of systems arose by chance, they’ll need to back that up with a detailed engineering analysis.
“NDE studies suggest that after physical death, mind and consciousness may continue in a transcendent level of reality.”
Maybe there is no evolutionary explanation. There is certainly no discernible natural-selection benefit.