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Cultures & Values ~ Colicchio


I Asked the Experts: What Happens When We Die?       
Believers from four major religions guided me through this emotional process.

Views on Death According to Different 
Most religions have a strong viewpoint regarding life and death, but their concept vary greatly.

What is the Soul Anyway?
An excerpt from the book Heavens on Earth by Michael Shermer.entitled, What is the Soul Anyway? The Problem of Identity and the Impossibility of Immortality.

Stephen Hawking was an Atheist. Here's What He Said About God, Heaven and His Own Death
The physicist wasn’t expected to see his 25th birthday, after being diagnosed with the incurable neurodegenerative condition ALS at age 21. Though Hawking beat the odds for more than five decades, the scientist said that death was never far from his mind.

What We Know About Near Death Experiences
It is still unknown why some people have frightening near death experiences and others have pleasant ones.

Seventeen Near-Death Experience Accounts from "Beyond the Light"
This article contains seventeen case-studies of near-death experiences.

Afterlife Feels Even More Real Than Real," Researchers Says 
"After being close to death, some people will report having had an out-of-body experience, having seen a bright light or being passed through a tunnel; all well-known elements of the famous Near-Death Experience," according to the study by Laureys and his team of six scientists.

Characteristics of Near-Death Experiences Memories as Compared to Real and Imagined Events Memories 
This study showed that Near Death Experience memories contained more characteristics than real event memories and coma memories. This suggests that they cannot be considered as imagined event memories.