Michael Shermer Out of Body Experiment

This is amazing! It is the neurological explanation for psychic, paranormal & religious experiences. These phenomena happen inside people's brains, not outside, and here's proof.

Comment by Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. on May 18, 2009 at 7:46pm
Awesome. I want to do this.
Comment by Morgan Matthew on May 18, 2009 at 8:01pm
Please share this video with others.

Comment by Jim Valentine on May 18, 2009 at 8:28pm
I just found this article today:
The God Chemical: Brain Chemistry and Mysticism
Comment by Wendy on January 7, 2010 at 11:28am
Wanna hear a funny? Talked to my sister about this at lunch yesterday (we were raised Catholic... I think she's Lutheran now). When my grandfather died, I could've sworn his spirit came to me to say goodbye. I've since learned of things like this experiment by Shermer, and the phenomenon of sleep paralysis. When I told her that Occam's razor tells me I did not have a communion with our dead grandpa, she was seriously floored that I thought the physiological explanation was simpler than the supernatural one. That I "choose" to believe the complex firing of neurons made me feel like there was a presence in the room, and my subconscious chose to ascribe it with my recently deceased relative's personality. That "God did it" is the simpler explanation.... How the hell do you debate that???? Like arguing with some one who insists that black is paler than white. You aren't in agreement about the postulations, so you can't proceed.
Comment by Chelsea on January 7, 2010 at 12:32pm
Wow, well said, Wendy...Black IS paler than white...haha I'm totally going to plagiarize you on that one!
Comment by Topsoil on April 18, 2010 at 6:35pm
Cool. I want to experience that!

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