Yet another article on the near death experience, with at least some attempt at balance. When dealing with the brain’s construction of reality, however, facts are less important than feelings – well, at least to the experiencer: Near-death experiences: Heaven can wait – The Independent
But there’s no consensus on what lies behind near-death experiences, even though they are being increasingly reported. Are they, as some people are convinced, signs of the soul leaving the body? Or are they, as others suggest, the last, dreamlike act put on by a dying brain?