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Science and Tech The concept of ‘Afterlife’ and the recent breakthroughs in the same

The concept of ‘Afterlife’ and the recent breakthroughs in the same

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The concept of life before your present existence and that after it, is one which has made us brood for ages. Some are of firm belief that existence is energy in a form we do not understand yet so given the thermodynamic laws, the body, which is the vessel, only perishes; the sentience or the consciousness lives on. In what form and where, what is its purpose, is it more spiritually at one with the universe than our mortal form? Here are a few recent scientific statements that will push the envelope on your understanding of what lies across the Great Beyond.

1 The Science Behind The Myth

Afterlife is also loosely interpreted as the term used to describe the experience one has in that period of transition where their heart has stopped, their brain is in the last throes of sending electrical signals and all organ function is about to cease. Given the raging inconsistencies, influences drawn in from religious beliefs and all the hearsay, there is lack of faith in any one form of explanation. So, we turn to the one aspect which does not operate without proof: Science. The conjecture of afterlife is tackled by Dr. Sam Parnia, an assistant Professor of Medicine at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine. The good doctor has authored the book “Erasing Death”.

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