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You find it interesting because it supports your beliefs as an atheist. I also find this site interesting: NDERF Home Page they have quite a collection of people's NDE stories. There are enough people that experience an NDE or an OBE that there is certainly something going on that we can't yet explain. We also shouldn't have ghosts/spirits if we just die and that's it, of course I know you don't believe in ghosts either, but again there is enough evidence of something that again we can't yet explain.

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You're right, I don't believe in them, and I've yet to see any incontrovertible evidence of ghosts/spirits.

Nor has the general scientific community at large.

Edit: I do enjoy reading fiction to a great degree though. Guess we have that in common

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Well it could also be argued that it doesn't count because he didn't stay dead. Thus it would just be like taking a dreamless nap or something where your consciousness jumps ahead in time.

Personally I don't lend much credibility to NDE's either way. Temporarily dying is different from actually dying. Too many conflicting stories about what people experience. Assuming that there is any truth to them, it could be that ones view of the afterlife is based upon their beliefs and how they lived life.

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You find it interesting because it supports your beliefs as an atheist. I also find this site interesting: NDERF Home Page they have quite a collection of people's NDE stories. There are enough people that experience an NDE or an OBE that there is certainly something going on that we can't yet explain. We also shouldn't have ghosts/spirits if we just die and that's it, of course I know you don't believe in ghosts either, but again there is enough evidence of something that again we can't yet explain.

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Not knowing is not an explanation. Its like saying I saw something that I was taught "was a ghost"...so... "I saw a ghost".

Analogously, if I were taught that bolts of lightening I saw were god's fighting in the sky...I'd say I saw god's fighting in the sky.

I do agree that one guy saying he DIDN'T see something, or did, doesn't prove anything really.

Logic has to come into play, and, if two explanations are presented, say:

1) Oxygen deprivation causes all reported after death experiences when experimentally explored.

2) If you don't know why something occurs, assume a supernatural explanation.


IE: Ignore oxygen deprivation symptom explanations, and assume that the brain still has thoughts after its pureed or incinerated...and that your thoughts continue to occur even with no brain to have them...because you think you are so important that you can't possibly just not exist anymore, at least in some form.

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You're right, I don't believe in them, and I've yet to see any incontrovertible evidence of ghosts/spirits.

Nor has the general scientific community at large.

Edit: I do enjoy reading fiction to a great degree though. Guess we have that in common
The general scientific community disregards all experiential evidence, even photos and video. Example, someone sees a ghost, people go back later and can't find the ghost, it's not repeatable so it doesn't qualify as evidence. Just because something isn't repeatable doesn't mean nothing happened or that it shouldn't be investigated.

Has your car ever made a sound it shouldn't be making, you take it to the mechanic who drives it around the block and it doesn't make that sound, does that mean that there is nothing wrong with your car?

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Well it could also be argued that it doesn't count because he didn't stay dead. Thus it would just be like taking a dreamless nap or something where your consciousness jumps ahead in time.

Personally I don't lend much credibility to NDE's either way. Temporarily dying is different from actually dying. Too many conflicting stories about what people experience. Assuming that there is any truth to them, it could be that ones view of the afterlife is based upon their beliefs and how they lived life.
I think you have a valid point, most of these people are dead for a couple or several minutes, that's not enough time for them to learn much about what may happen.

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Not knowing is not an explanation. Its like saying I saw something that I was taught "was a ghost"...so... "I saw a ghost".

Analogously, if I were taught that bolts of lightening I saw were god's fighting in the sky...I'd say I saw god's fighting in the sky.
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Logic has to come into play, and, if two explanations are presented, say:

1) Oxygen deprivation causes all reported after death experiences when experimentally explored.

2) If you don't know why something occurs, assume a supernatural explanation.


IE: Ignore oxygen deprivation symptom explanations, and assume that the brain still has thoughts after its pureed or incinerated...and that your thoughts continue to occur even with no brain to have them...because you think you are so important that you can't possibly just not exist anymore, at least in some form.

If the CPU in your computer fails, does the software disappear? No it just stops working, it's still there on the HD. Some of us think we are similar in that we have both a physical body and a spirit body and that the spirit body separates from the physical body when the physical body dies. This if true would be a possible explanation for NDEs/OBEs and ghosts.

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Has your car ever made a sound it shouldn't be making, you take it to the mechanic who drives it around the block and it doesn't make that sound, does that mean that there is nothing wrong with your car?
Of course it has. You know what my mechanic told me? Come back when it happens again, or you notice other problems. Until then keep driving, and relax.

Guess I'm on the highway to hell

It's not a question of dismissing experiential evidence at all, but rather dismissing things that are not subject to repeat, and/or independent observation.

I fully accept that people believe they've had supernatural experiences.

I just do not that accept those beliefs alone as evidence.

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If the CPU in your computer fails, does the software disappear? No it just stops working, it's still there on the HD. Some of us think we are similar in that we have both a physical body and a spirit body and that the spirit body separates from the physical body when the physical body dies. This if true would be a possible explanation for NDEs/OBEs and ghosts.

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Bad analogy. The software stored on the HD is like a tattoo on a persons's skin. As for actual conciseness, that's RAM, and yes, once power is lost, that temporarily stored data does disappear.

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At least we agree on something.



If the CPU in your computer fails, does the software disappear? No it just stops working, it's still there on the HD. Some of us think we are similar in that we have both a physical body and a spirit body and that the spirit body separates from the physical body when the physical body dies. This if true would be a possible explanation for NDEs/OBEs and ghosts.

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LOL

Not really.

The software doesn't exist if the hard drive its stored on is destroyed.

So, if you die, the neurons are still there, etc...but, after a while, they break down...and decompose.

Lets say you are cremated, the software stored in those neurons is destroyed.

Also, just like a hard drive, files get corrupted if not maintained. So, if brain cells die because of an oxygen deficiency, or you white out/black out, as they shut down...you can't think or experience things if the parts that sense your environment shut down...or, for the computer, the keyboard and mouse are pulled, etc.


When doctors put signs on top of lights and their heads, etc...and patients who reported floating above the operating room, and looking down at the doctors, don't see the signs...its most likely they were not actually floating over the room, merely dreaming/hallucinating what they imagined they'd see.

That means something different than leaving their body...it means their body is malfunctioning and causing spurious signals to the brain.

If you dream you went to school w/o studying for a test, and arrived in class in your underwear for example, and it seemed very real...when you wake up, you'd be able to tell you had a dream.

If you went in for surgery, and had a dream you left your body...and came back...its harder to tell you had a dream. If told "you died", it would be natural for people to connect the dots, and believe it wasn't a dream.

That's pretty much it.


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The length and popularity of this thread just proves to me the old adage that you never discuss politics, religion or finances. It truly is an exercise in futility. You'll never persuade a person who has made their mind up, so what is the point? I personally consider myself to be a recovering Roman Catholic.
That implies you only discuss things to convince others of your position.

Sometimes, its simply to express what yours is.

In the case of atheists, spiritualists, etc, they don't get to state how THEY feel...as the mainstream population is heavily superstitious and considers counter points to be highly threatening...even as attacks.

Simply knowing others who feel the same way as you do are out there is comforting. Its probably why we come here to discuss lasers too actually.


Outside of here, say at school or work...admitting you don't believe in supernatural beings, such as gods, or saying that organized religions are wrong, and that we are instead all connected by a common spirit or whatever, can result in being ostracized. This thread gives voice to the normally squelched....

...while still giving voice to the mainstream superstitious who want to express their deep and abiding faith in the supernatural, etc.


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I really dont understand why members in the community keep this thing running! There will always be different views on religion, death, ghosts, reincarnation, and the like Its been going on for thousands of years and it will continue for thousands more! Even if we annihilate our selves with nuclear weapons and there is just a handful of people left on the planet the debate will still rage! It just part of our make up! I for one really find the continuing debate over this really kind of stupid IMO but its just that my opinion! Like it, agree with it, or don't I really could care less. But really guys and gals if you want to talk about it do it in pm's let this thread die!
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This is post 6588. I guess you really can turn people around on things that they are convinced about. :/
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This is why the aliens don't make contact with us. I suppose many of you also think we are alone in the universe.



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This is why the aliens don't make contact with us. I suppose many of you also think we are alone in the universe.



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I actually find the whole 'aliens' angle rather interesting. Atheists claim that they won't believe in anything without hard observable proof, yet many I've seen do believe there must be other life out there in the universe. As far as we know life has ONLY ever occurred right here on Earth. By their own logic shouldn't atheists strictly disagree with the existence of ET life? We haven't proved it yet and therefor we shouldn't believe in it.
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I actually find the whole 'aliens' angle rather interesting. Atheists claim that they won't believe in anything without hard observable proof, yet many I've seen do believe there must be other life out there in the universe. As far as we know life has ONLY ever occurred right here on Earth. By their own logic shouldn't atheists strictly disagree with the existence of ET life? We haven't proved it yet and therefor we shouldn't believe in it.
The difference is, we now know enough about the universe by way of observation and experimentation to form some reasonable hypothesis.

They are to date unconfirmed, but supported overwhelmingly by what we do know.

That same exact knowledge that leads us to question the validity of claims of Zeus, Ra, Shiva, Jesus, the holy spirit and religion in general.

Personally I think the most obvious answer is simply that space is big, and far large than we currently know. Definitely an interesting point though.
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