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Neurosurgeon: I Experienced Afterlife

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Published on Oct 13, 2012

"Dr Eben Alexander, a Harvard-educated neurosurgeon, fell into a coma for seven days in 2008 after contracting meningitis.

During his illness Dr Alexander says that the part of his brain which controls human thought and emotion "shut down" and that he then experienced "something so profound that it gave me a scientific reason to believe in consciousness after death." In an essay for American magazine Newsweek, which he wrote to promote his book Proof of Heaven, Dr Alexander says he was met by a beautiful blue-eyed woman in a "place of clouds, big fluffy pink-white ones" and "shimmering beings".* Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Dave Koller, and Steve Oh discuss the idea of the afterlife and what the doctor may have experienced.

*Read more from Mark Hughes/ The Telegraph:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world...

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